English: Red Grouper
Spanish: Mero Americano, Mero Guasa
Red grouper is a shallow-water grouper characterized by a robust body, large mouth with lower jaw often projecting slightly beyond the upper jaws, bands of slender, sharp teeth, and usually a few stout fixed canines. Its body scales are small. The color of its head and body is dark reddish brown, shading pink or reddish below.
Red grouper can grow up to 49 inches in total length and 50.7 pounds in weight.