Grouper is considered a good source of vitamin B6, vitamin B12, phosphorus, potassium, and selenium. The fish has firm, lean flesh and a mild flavor. Black Grouper is available year-round with peak catches in the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico occurring during the summer and fall. It is sometimes sold as “sea bass,” “mero” or the Hawaiian name “hapu’u”.
Black Grouper (1lb.)
Black grouper flesh is white and lean with a notable lack of bones, and when cooked, remains moist, firm, and has large flakes. Because of its high oil content and dense flakes, black grouper has a high culinary versatility. Black grouper is considered the best tasting grouper with a distinct shellfish finish due to its diet.