Sawtail grouper

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

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


  1. ^ Pollard, D. & Craig, M. (2008). "Mycteroperca prionura". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T14052A4386978. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T14052A4386978.en. Retrieved 13 December 2017. 
  2. ^ "Mycteroperca prionura (Sawtail Grouper)". Retrieved 2018-03-09.