Epinephelus multinotatus

White-blotched grouper EWU
Characteristic features:

Head and body dark purplish grey scattered with irregular white blotches.


Up to 100 cm TL.


Found over coral an rocky reefs, drop-offs and banks from 10 to 110 m depth.

Indonesian fisheries:

Caught by hook and line, traps and trawl.

Similar species:

Epinephelus cyanopodus
Speckled grouper

Epinephelus cyanopodus

Epinephelus cyanopodus differs in having numerous blackish dots (vs. irregular whitish blotches).

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