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Grouper, Red

Epinephelus morio

Method

Wild

Longlines

Location

United States - Gulf of Mexico

Overall Rating

2.266 / 5

Market Names

Grouper, Hata

Summary

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Variety

Grouper, Gag

Mycteroperca microlepis

Method

Wild

Vertical Lines

Location

United States - Gulf of Mexico

Overall Rating

2.44 / 5

Market Names

Grouper, Hata

Summary

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Variety

Grouper, Black

Mycteroperca bonaci

Method

Wild

Vertical Lines

Location

United States - Western Central Atlantic Ocean

Overall Rating

2.44 / 5

Market Names

Black Rockfish, Grouper, Hata, Marbled Rockfish

Summary

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Variety

Grouper, Black

Mycteroperca bonaci

Method

Wild

Vertical Lines

Location

United States - Gulf of Mexico

Overall Rating

2.44 / 5

Market Names

Black Rockfish, Grouper, Hata, Marbled Rockfish

Summary

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Variety

Grouper, Scamp

Mycteroperca phenax

Method

Wild

Longlines

Location

United States - Gulf of Mexico

Overall Rating

1.807 / 5

Market Names

Grouper, Hata

Summary

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Variety

Grouper, Yellowedge

Hyporthodus flavolimbatus

Method

Wild

Vertical Lines

Location

United States - Western Central Atlantic Ocean

Overall Rating

2.059 / 5

Market Names

Grouper, Hata, Yellowfinned Grouper

Summary

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Variety

Grouper, Yellowedge

Hyporthodus flavolimbatus

Method

Wild

Longlines

Location

United States - Western Central Atlantic Ocean

Overall Rating

1.807 / 5

Market Names

Grouper, Hata, Yellowfinned Grouper

Summary

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Variety

Grouper, Scamp

Mycteroperca phenax

Method

Wild

Vertical Lines

Location

United States - Gulf of Mexico

Overall Rating

2.059 / 5

Market Names

Grouper, Hata

Summary

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Variety

Grouper, Red

Epinephelus morio

Method

Wild

Longlines

Location

Mexico - Gulf of Mexico

Overall Rating

1.25 / 5

Market Names

Grouper, Hata

Summary

Abundance: Stock is overfished with overfishing occurring. Species is also listed as "Near Threatened" by the International Union for Conservation of Nature.


Bycatch: Catch of turtles, other vulnerable grouper, and snapper species is a serious concern.


Management: There are no current measures to improve the status of black grouper and many other species caught in the fishery.

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Variety

Grouper, Gag

Mycteroperca microlepis

Method

Wild

Longlines

Location

United States - Gulf of Mexico

Overall Rating

2.141 / 5

Market Names

Grouper, Hata

Summary

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Variety

Grouper, Snowy

Epinephelus niveatus

Method

Wild

Vertical Lines

Location

United States - Gulf of Mexico

Overall Rating

2.059 / 5

Market Names

Grouper, Hata

Summary

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Variety

Grouper, Warsaw

Epinephelus nigritus

Method

Wild

Vertical Lines

Location

United States - Gulf of Mexico

Overall Rating

2.059 / 5

Market Names

Grouper, Hata

Summary

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Variety

Grouper, Warsaw

Epinephelus nigritus

Method

Wild

Longlines

Location

United States - Gulf of Mexico

Overall Rating

1.807 / 5

Market Names

Grouper, Hata

Summary

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Variety

Grouper, Snowy

Epinephelus niveatus

Method

Wild

Longlines

Location

United States - Gulf of Mexico

Overall Rating

1.807 / 5

Market Names

Grouper, Hata

Summary

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Variety

Grouper, Black

Mycteroperca bonaci

Method

Wild

Longlines

Location

Mexico - Gulf of Mexico

Overall Rating

1.435 / 5

Market Names

Black Rockfish, Grouper, Hata, Marbled Rockfish

Summary

Abundance: Overfished. Species is also listed as "Near Threatened" by the International Union for Conservation of Nature.


Bycatch: Catch of turtles, other vulnerable grouper, and snapper species is a serious concern.


Management: There are no current measures to improve the status of black grouper and many other species caught in the fishery.

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Variety

Grouper, Black

Mycteroperca bonaci

Method

Wild

Longlines

Location

United States - Gulf of Mexico

Overall Rating

2.141 / 5

Market Names

Black Rockfish, Grouper, Hata, Marbled Rockfish

Summary

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Variety

Grouper, Yellowedge

Hyporthodus flavolimbatus

Method

Wild

Longlines

Location

United States - Gulf of Mexico

Overall Rating

2.266 / 5

Market Names

Grouper, Hata, Yellowfinned Grouper

Summary

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Variety

Grouper, Red

Epinephelus morio

Method

Wild

Vertical Lines

Location

United States - Gulf of Mexico

Overall Rating

2.583 / 5

Market Names

Grouper, Hata

Summary

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