Epinephelus fuscoguttatus, Adult, Bali, Indonesia. Photo: Ian Shaw
Epinephelus fuscoguttatus, Adult, Townsville, Queensland, Australia. Photo: Graham Edgar
Epinephelus fuscoguttatus, Adult. Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Yellowish-brown background with pattern of large dark blotches down side. Black markings on tail base and back are distinctive, and not as rounded as on E. polyphekadion (Camouflage Grouper). Dense covering of small dark and light spots. Juveniles found over seagrass beds. Length to 120 cm.
Max Size: 120 cm
Habitat: Coral Reef, Seagrass
Threats: Habitat degradation
IUCN Threat Status: Near Threatened
Occurrence: Infrequent (1% of sites)
Occurrence describes how often the species is found on surveys within its distribution.
It is calculated as the % of reef sites surveyed by RLS divers across all the ecoregions in which the species has been observed
Abundance: Few (2 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.