Grouper: Coralgrouper


Have fishing pictures? Allow us to publish.

Send Photo

The coralgroupers a.k.a Kerapu Bara are the species of the Plectropomus genera within the Grouper family. There are 7 species worldwide. They are relatively rare but popular food fish in Malaysia. Mainly found around coral reefs area from depths of 4 to 100 m. These groupers mainly feed on fishes and crustaceans.

Study shows their movement are highest between 0500 and 1000 hour, with the most movement during the twilight before sunrise. They are found to be least active at night.