Pre-Shift Glossary

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Grouper, Red Florida

Latin Name: Epinephelus morio

Tableside Information:

Common Names: Red Grouper

TABLESIDE - Red Grouper are smaller strong swimming Groupers. This lends to a flakey lean texture.
Clean, Moderately Robust, Complex earthine

Food Information:

THE FISHERY - Ask any fish monger about procuring Gulf species and he’ll mention St. Petersburg, Florida (“St. Pete” for short). Vast varieties of finfish ranging from Tuna and Swordfish to Groupers and Snappers are distributed through this historically-rich region of the Florida coastline. Expect to also see a robust selection of Keys-caught species like Yellowtail Snapper, Caribbean Red Snapper and Hogfish to come through St. Pete. It’s regionally situated in a perfect location for national distribution and with our Q&A in place, it’s always top quality.

THE FISH - The Red Grouper is a very versatile species. It is an opportunistic eater and gains a brilliant flavor. Sweet like Crab and earthy like Mollusks. 
Ceviche, Steam, Saute, Pan Roast. 

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Year Round

Range & Habitat:

South Atlantic & Caribbean


Madeira Beach, Florida


St Pete Fleet

Harvest Method:

Hook & Line