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Groper

Hapuka, also called Groper (Polyprion oxygeneios)
 
Highly valued deep water game fish. Likes rugged rocky areas.
 
Is a gregarious, curious fish. Young are pelagic. Slow growing, taking 10–13 years to mature but live up to 60 years. Eats fish,squid, crustaceans.