Atlantic goliath grouper

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phylum Chordata The Atlantic goliath grouper or itajara is a large saltwater fish of the grouper family found primarily in shallow tropical waters among coral and artificial reefs at depths from 5 to 50 m (16 to 164 ft). Its range includes the Florida Keys, the Bahamas, most of the Caribbean, and practically all of the Brazilian coast. In the eastern Atlantic Ocean, it occurs from the Congo to Senegal.

They may reach extremely large sizes, growing to lengths of up to 2.5 m (8.2 ft) and can weigh as much as 360 kg (790 lb).

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class Actinopterygii
order Perciformes
family Serranidae
species Epinephelus
species E. itajara