Nassau Grouper

Picture of a Nassau grouper swimming.

About The Species

Nassau grouper are most commonly found in shallow coral reefs and they need quality reef habitat to survive. In addition, they are overfished. Nassau grouper is listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.

NOAA Fisheries is committed to conserving and protecting Nassau grouper. Our scientists and partners use a variety of innovative techniques to study, learn more about, and protect this species.

Learn more about Nassau grouper.

Status

ESA Threatened

throughout its range

Scientific Classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Actinopterygii
Order
Perciformes
Family
Serranidae
Genus
Epinephelus
Species
striatus