DUSKY GROUPER ( Epinephelus marginatus )

Local nameMero
Technical DescriptionBelonging to the Serranidae family. Large in size with a strong body, it is elongated and flattened at the edges with a sticking out lower jaw and three spikes on its operculum or gill protection. There is just one dorsal fin with 11 spines and one back.
Fishing groundIt is common and lives alone on almost all rocky and coral sea beds along our coast.
Fishing techniquesIt is fished traditionally with multiple hooked ground fishing lines, lines and small nets.
PortsBurela and Celeiro.