Sawtail grouper

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Sawtail grouper
Sawtail Grouper.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Serranidae
Genus: Mycteroperca
M. prionura
Binomial name
Mycteroperca prionura
Rosenblatt & Zahuranec, 1967

The sawtail grouper (Mycteroperca prionura) is a species of fish in the family Serranidae. It is endemic to Mexico. The sawtail grouper commonly lives on fields of large boulders with gorgonians and black corals.[2]


  1. ^ Craig, M.T. & Erisman, B. 2018. Mycteroperca prionura. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T14052A100571029. Downloaded on 27 December 2018.
  2. ^ "Mycteroperca prionura (Sawtail Grouper)". Retrieved 2018-03-09.