Fish ID: Foursaddle Rockcod

Rockcod grouper foursaddle rockcod epinephelus spilotoceps ci
Family Grouper (SERRANIDAE)
species Epinephelus spilotoceps
size Up to 30cm
locality Rocky coastal and outer reefs
behaviour Solitary resting on reefs
range East Africa to central pacific to northen Australia

Honeycombed pattern over a body that already has a base campuflaged pattern of grey and brown. The foursaddle has four distinct black marks along the top of the back from halfway to the tail.