Groupers are teleosts, typically having a stout body and a largemouth. They are protogynous hermaphrodites; that is, they first function as females and later transform into males. They are prime food fishes and also provide sport for anglers and spearfishers.
Recently, photos of a Giant Grouper are also known to Filipinos as Lapu-Lapu circulated in the social media. It was found by the fishermen in the coastal areas of Culasi, Antique.
The said photos of a Lapu-Lapu with an unusual size has been found by the residents living along the coastal areas of Antique was shared by the Facebook page “GMA News”. The residents said they were surprised after seeing the giant fish.
It can be seen in the photos that the residents gathered together to take the giant sea creature weighing over 146 kilograms, which was caught around 10:30 am on September 7, 2019, Saturday morning.
Here are some of the comments from netizens:
In the past years, this was one of the most controversial topics across the country, when there are appearances and sightings of strange sea creatures in shallow waters. Because it is believed that such sightings have been linked to natural calamities such as earthquakes and tsunamis. People find these sightings as a warning for such coming calamities.
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