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Roving Coralgrouper
Plectropomus pessuliferus
Information
Range Indo-Pacific
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Serranidae
Genus Plectropomus
Species P. pessuliferus
Conservation Status
NTSpecies
Near Threatened

The Roving coralgrouper, (Plectropomus pessuliferus), is a species of grouper in the Serranidae family. It is found at reefs in the Indo-Pacific and reaches 1.2 m (3 ft 11 in) in length. This carnivorous fish sometimes engages in cooperative hunting with the giant moray (gymnothorax javanicus).

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