It is one of the most loved fish in the world. It is known for fillets as well as used in sushi which is one of the more expensive fish dishes in the world. Tuna have a vast life cycle which can range from five to fifty years depending on the conditions and the type of the fish.
There are some types including the Southern Blue Fin Tuna that are now rare and almost extinct. It is a relatively expensive type of fish and certain types that are used in sushi can have unbelievably high prices.
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The name is believed to be derived from the Portuguese word Garoupa. The fish is found in natural waters and it is being farmed as well for commercial purposes.
The fish is very broad and there is a large variety of grouper fish. The largest grouper ever reported to have been caught weighed 250 kg and was 7.5 feet long in Costa Rica.
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