What is another word for groupers?

Pronunciation: [ɡɹˈuːpəz] (IPA)

Groupers are a type of fish that belong to the family Serranidae. They are known for their large size, round bodies, and powerful jaws that allow them to swallow whole prey. There are several synonyms for the word groupers, including rockcod, hind, and sea bass. Rockcod is a common name used for groupers that are found in rocky habitats, while hind is a term used for smaller species of groupers. Sea bass, on the other hand, is a general term used for all species of groupers that are commonly found in coastal waters. Regardless of their name, groupers are a popular catch for recreational fishermen and a prized ingredient in many cuisines around the world.

What are the hypernyms for Groupers?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    fish, aquatic animals, sea life.

Usage examples for Groupers

He wondered if groupers were subject to heart failure from shock.
"The Wailing Octopus"
Harold Leland Goodwin
The feeding of the fish was a matter of more interest, and it was striking to observe that the angel-fish and groupers were able to recognize their respective summons to food, for when the keeper tapped one portion of the bridge it gave a sharp cracking sound to which the angel-fish came flocking, while in calling the groupers and other fish, he hit another portion of the bridge, which reverberated in a different tone, and the larger fish dashed through the water to the appointed places.
"The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries"
Francis Rolt-Wheeler
Why, even the big groupers lets 'em alone.
"The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries"
Francis Rolt-Wheeler

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