Leopard Grouper - Mycteroperca rosacea

Finfish  <<  Leopard Grouper

Monterey Fish Market Seafood Index photograph of Leopard Grouper,  Mycteroperca rosacea


Baja California and the Sea of Cortez


Spring and Summer

Method of Capture:

Hook & Line

Sustainability Consideration:

Since groupers reproduce slowly, many are vulnerable to over-fishing. New restrictions are helping rebuild the stocks in the United States and Mexico.

Size Range:

5 to 15 pounds

Flavor and Texture:

Sweet and mildly rich with a toothsome, firm, dense moist texture.

Cooking Tips:

grill, sauté, bake