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Originally posted on November 6, 2015 @ 7:45 am
Spear Fisherman Goes Crazy When A Goliath Grouper Keeps Stealing His Catch
This guy goes completly bat sh*t crazy while he is out spear fishing when a grouper steals fish after fish after fish. Smart grouper – let the humans catch all the fish for you. Read More
Goliath groupers can grow to 800 pounds and nine feet long. That’s big enough to drag a spear fisherman, like the man in this video, who loses his temper when his parrotfish catch is snatched away by a goliath. “What is a grouper supposed to do, anyway, when a fish is injured in the neighborhood?” says oceanographer and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Sylvia Earle. “Dinnertime!” The incident took place at a shipwreck in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Goliath groupers often gather at shipwrecks and reefs to eat and socialize.