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Grouper, Snowy Florida

Latin Name: Epinephelus niveatus

Tableside Information:

Common Names: Chocolate Grouper
TABLESIDE - Very Similar to Black Grouper.
Lean, Light, Mild, Sweet

Food Information:

THE FISHERY - Jutting between the pristine waters of the Gulf Of Mexico and the vast span Atlantic Ocean, Florida Vessels have the best of both worlds. Day Boat and Long Line Fisheries produce a bounty of tropical species as well as migratory predators and pelagic species. 

THE FISH - Snowy Grouper are very similar to Black Grouper in taste, texture, and market size. They have a very pronounced flavor that is a bit more complex than Black and Scamp. They cook to a brilliant White and are very Lean and Flakey. They hold up to many culinary techniques and applications.
Ceviche, Saute, Pan Roast, Grill.

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Year Round

Range & Habitat:

South Atlantic & Caribbean


Atlantic Florida


St Pete Fleet

Harvest Method:

Hook & Line