Groper - Polyprion oxygeneios.
Groper – Polyprion oxygeneios – Crazy Groper Eats Shark Video

Groper – Polyprion oxygeneios Other names: hapuku (pronounced hapuka) This species is often called Hapuku in.

Bryan's first two groper - Cook Strait. Photo: Lex Coutts.
Deep-Sea Fishing Adventures Aboard Cygnet Charters – Dryden Bay

Deep-Sea Fishing Adventures Aboard Cygnet Charters by Lex Coutts It never ceases to amaze me.

Canterbury angler Cliff Chishlom with a large trumpeter taken aboard the Reliance deep sea fishing over the Pegasus Canyon. Featured image
Deep-Sea Fishing over the Pegasus Canyon off the Canterbury Coast

Deep-Sea Fishing over the Pegasus Canyon by Cliff Chishlom This is more or less where you.

Russel Clarke and Kim Delaney with a huge bass weighing 55kg caught fishing over the Ranfurly Bank, a seamount some 18 miles northeast of East Cape, New Zealand’s North Island. Amazingly this species can grow to twice this weight.
Bass – Sea Bass and Bass Groper – Polyprion americanus

Sea Bass – a great eating deepwater species  Maori name: Moeone Bass are very similar.