Does grouper have a lot of bones?

Chef's answer
Groupers are members of the Serranidae family of fish. ... Groupers have large, white-flaked flesh containing no intermuscular bones. The skin is tough and strongly flavored and should be removed during cleaning. Grouper can be purchased fresh or frozen, as gutted fish, fillets, and steaks.
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While goliath groupers really aren't any danger to humans, they will pretty much take what ever they want, like that fat bully that shoves kids into lockers and takes their money, then goes home and cries because he's lonely.29 Jul 2014
Any reef fish can cause ciguatera poisoning, but species such as barracuda, grouper, red snapper, moray eel, amberjack, parrotfish, hogfish, sturgeonfish, kingfish, coral trout, and sea bass are the most commonly affected.
The goliath grouper, which, according to FMNH, has been known to stalk humans and "conduct unsuccessful ambushes," took off with Sabir's spear and gun trailing behind.30 Jul 2014
Surprisingly, goliath grouper feed mostly on crustaceans and small baitfish. To date, goliath grouper stomach content analysis has documented that about 85% of their diet consists of crustaceans, mostly crabs. The remaining 15% primarily consists of slow-moving fishes such as burrfish, catfish and toad fish.20 Jan 2012
Barotrauma can cause a fish's eyes to pop out of its head and its stomach to be pushed out of its mouth, according to Chris Lowe, a marine scientist at California State, Long Beach. ... The problem occurs in fish that have a swim bladder, an internal balloon that helps them control their buoyancy.6 Jan 2015
They do not have many teeth on the edges of their jaws, but they have heavy crushing tooth plates inside the pharynx. They habitually eat fish, octopuses, and crustaceans. Some species prefer to ambush their prey, while other species are active predators.
Goliath grouper are relatively long-lived. The maximum known age is 37 years and scientists think they may live to 50 or even 100 years. There are several other reasons why goliath grouper are vulnerable. They are relatively slow growing and take five to seven years to reach sexual maturity.20 Jan 2012
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