Is Grouper high in mercury?

Chef's answer
Good choices are safe to eat one serving a week. They include bluefish, grouper, halibut, mahi mahi, yellowfin tuna and snapper. Fish to avoid shouldn't be eaten at all because they have the highest mercury levels. They include King mackerel, marlin, shark, and swordfish.19 Jan 2017
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If fish is pink raw, it should still be pink when it's cooked. If it wasn't pink to begin with, it certainly shouldn't be after you're done with it. Cook to temperature, not color or feel.
It's tender, flaky and lean, and the sturdy texture can handle just about any cooking method, even direct grilling. ... Two tips when cooking Grouper: 1. Be careful not to over-cook it, since it can get rubbery and tough (NOT a good thing).13 Jan 2016
When served raw, the flesh is exceptionally tender and smooth, almost like Yellowtail Snapper.4 Oct 2017
Re: Why are my groupers and snappers cooking into rubber?? Maybe you are cooking too long.. not overcooking but on too low a heat. Some fish lend themselves to being prepared differently. But a Hot Cast Iron Skillet with Oil or Oil and Butter is good with everything.3 Jun 2019
Grouper when cooked through is flaky and a little firm relative to other fish with smaller flakes like snapper. When under cooked it's chewy and really unpleasant. Unlike other fish that you can eat on the medium/ medium rare side.2 Mar 2012
Grouper, like other fish, serves as an excellent source of some vitamins and minerals and also contains low amounts of minerals such as sodium. A serving of one fillet supplies 25 percent your vitamin D needs, 15 percent of your iron, 20 percent of your magnesium and small amounts of the B-complex vitamins.
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
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