The Yellow Merou ( epinephelus-guaza) is the best known grouper of the Mediterranean Sea and fish from Morocco. It is said to have the best taste of all Mediterranean fishes.
The Merou Jaune has a big body with a big mouth., fish from Morocco One long dorsal fin and a rounded tail. Cerina Its color varies from brown to green depending on the season and the age. frozen fish It is green during its juvenile phase. The adult is upper brown with yellow spots and lower yellow. On the Operculum has three spines.
The Yellow Merou is a solitary fish. It likes to live alone in rocks, at depths from the coast to 300 meters, chilled fish but it's rare to find it below 60 meters. It has a barometric distribution, Merou Jaune were the younger specimens are found near the cost and the older ones at the depths.
He normally have one cave considered as home and several other caves as terporally huts. His home as a minimum of two exits, ,fish from Morocco and a size slightly frozen fish bigger that the grouper, Cerina so no bigger animal can enter in. fish fillets chilled fish In case of bite or force to extract him, he opens his mouth, operculum and spines to block himselft inside the cave.
It can be found at the mediterranian, the Moroccan west coast and the coast of Brazil. It is rare at the western Indian ocean, Uruguay, Argentina, north of France and British Isles.
It is a protogynous hermaphrodite, frozen fish i.e. the young are predominantly female but transform fish fillets into males as they grow larger. The reproduction normally takes place between the summer months
It feed mainly on other fish, crabs and octopus. fish fillets It is very greedy and one of the major fresh fillets predators in the Mediterranean sea.
In some countries the Yellow Merou is considered a delicacy. Referring to its preference among restaurant guests chilled fish , the Spanish say 'De la mar el mero y de la tierra el carnero' (From the sea the Yellow Merou , from the land the lamb).
It normally lengths between 50 and 100 cm, and between 3 to 10 kg. But its not rare to find exemplars of more than 40 kg. It can grow up to 150 centimeters in length and 60 kilograms in weight.