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Goliath Grouper Mount

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Carole Stephens
• Saturday, 07 November, 2020
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The Jewish or GoliathGrouper is known to occur in the Western Atlantic from Florida to Brazil including the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico. The Goliath is the largest of the grouper family in the Western Atlantic, reaching sizes of up to 8-feet in length and weighing in at over 1,000-pounds.

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Despite its brief fighting ability, its great size and weight make it difficult to land. Initially formed to promote the release of local Atlantic sailfish, King Sailfish continues to be the leader in Marine Conservation--now offering all sizes and species of Saltwater Fish Mounts, including the Jewish.

Standard Features include: (at no extra charge) Custom Painting, Downturned Fired-Enamel Glass Eyes and Acrylic Teeth. (scroll down for size/selection) The models displayed on this page represent recently produced mounts and/or most popular sizes.

Jewish (GoliathGrouper) Replicas by King Sailfish Mounts....setting The Standard for Excellence. Artist Note : Many of the Jewish Mounts shown here were painted according to a photograph provided by the angler.

Fiberglass GoliathGrouper Fish Mount The finest materials combined with highly skilled workmanship that will last a lifetime without discoloring or aging.

Striking anatomical posing as well as color accuracy holds the key to a meaningful GoliathGrouper fish replica. We have the knowledge and capability to match the colors of YOUR FISH.

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Custom blended transitive lacquer paints and the finest clear urethane topcoats are always standard at Coast to Coast Fish Mounts Our GoliathGrouper fish replicas are available in customer pleasing high action anatomical poses, as in traditional slight bend to the head, slight bend to the tail, swimming pose, leaping pose, and rolling down poses. We build, own, and stock over 2000 fish replica molds of all sizes and species that are custom created and painted for you in our facility one fish at a time to match the length, girth, and all the specific characteristics and details only YOUR FISH displays. Available in sizes 5 to 77 inches.

We just wanted to take a minute and thank you for the excellent job you guys did on my daughters fish. Rest assured that the next time she catches a big one, we will again be going to your place of business.

Hi Lowery and Joe, I want to tell you that my fish is absolutely beautiful. I'm in hopes that my next fishing trip will bring another trophy for me to have you do the mount again.

I'm so excited to have found a new contact that creates the highest quality fish mounts and replicas. You've made purchasing mounts from you very easy, and we look forward to working with you in the future.

Bass Pro Shops, Chelsea Evensong Retail Planning Coordinator I would like to thank you for your professional work you have done for my clients' fish replicas.

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With all the taxidermists in our area, I see a lot of fish mounts. You are truly excelling in this art, and I am especially thankful for the very real eyes you provided for the replicas.

Rarely have I seen a taxidermist with your attention to authenticity and deal, fewer still with your artistic expertise when it comes to painting a fish replica in its true spawning colors. I will be sending you a male brown trout that I had mounted by another marine taxidermist several years ago.

I was sorely disappointed in his ability to capture the vivid colors of a spawning brown. I’m sure you can restore this mount to its true majesty, as I’ve seen several brown trout mount fish replicas you’ve completed.

Coast to Coast Fish Mounts A Division of Northeast Taxidermy Studios J & L Pitruzzello & Co. Tel: 860-613-2067 Fax: 860-613-2073 770 New field St. Suites 3C & 3D Middletown, CT 06457 Email: Like us on Facebook Our GoliathGrouper full mounts are anatomically correct fish replicas that are intended to be displayed on the wall.

Everything you see while the fish mount is hanging on the wall is painted. The backside of the mount that is touching the wall or not viewable is actually painted black.

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These two-sided wall mounts are not intended to be hung from the ceiling. All of our two-sided GoliathGrouper full mounts are made of fiberglass for a lifetime of enjoyment and are handcrafted to represent the fish you caught or to showcase the fishes alive and lit up look as if it was swimming in the ocean.

Our production team even takes the time to notch out rips and tears that your GoliathGrouper might have. Your new GoliathGroupermount will arrive to you with an easy to hang bracket on the backside of the replica.

Hold the fish mount up on the wall, mark the spot where the bracket touches the wall, drill in a screw or hammer in a nail and then hang your new GoliathGroupermount. The “easy level” bracket will allow you to position the mount parallel to the ground or pivoted so that the mount is either swimming up your wall or down your wall.

Every fish reproduction is perfectly airbrushed to resemble each species' most noticeable and distinct color patterns. Artist Note : At times customers or anglers request us to use a reference photograph to paint by.

If so our skilled artists will identify any unique characteristics in the photo which are later reflected in the completed paint scheme. Fish mount Species Information Scientific Name: Epimetheus Tamara Average Weight: weigh up to 800 lbs.

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Location & Habitat: The Goliath Grouper occurs in the western Atlantic Ocean from Florida south to Brazil, including the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. It is also found in the eastern Atlantic Ocean, from Senegal to Congo although rare in the Canary Islands.

Occurring in shallow, inshore waters to depths of 150 feet, the Goliath Grouper prefers areas of rock, coral, and mud bottoms. Strikingly patterned juveniles inhabit mangroves and brackish estuaries, especially near oyster bars.

However, this specimen was sampled from a population of individuals depressed by fishing pressure and it is projected that Goliath Grouper may live much longer, perhaps as much as 50 years. Bases of the soft dorsal and anal fins are covered with scales and thick skin.

This fish is generally brownish yellow, gray, or olive with small dark spots on head, body, and fins. Three or four irregular faint vertical bars are present of the sides of individuals less than 3 feet in length.

The rear half of the caudal peduncle of these small individuals is covered by another similar bar. The juveniles, although not as colorful as some grouper species, are attractively patterned; exhibiting a series of dark, irregular, vertical bands and blotches.

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The presence of a number of short weakly developed canine teeth is useful in distinguishing this species from other North Atlantic groupers. Standard Features Fired-Enamel Glass Eye Handmade Acrylic Teeth Individual Custom Painting utilizing our knowledge and expertise, and a full collection of colorful reference photos of fish taken in the same geographical location.

Although photos are optional, we offer custom painting as a standard feature on all FM mounts. Whether you choose to supply your own photos or not, the same care and attention to detail will be given in crafting and painting your mount.

Unmatched attention to detail, high quality materials and only the best equipment in the hands of world-class artists using advanced techniques equals a finished product found nowhere else. Our skilled artists take pride in capturing the rich beauty and realism of nature that each unique marine species bring.

A fish mount from Gray Taxidermy will capture and commemorate a memory of a lifetime. We are able to transform raw materials into the ultimate representation of an angler's most notable achievement.

Great attention to detail and true craftsmanship is our motto while we continue to serve customers around the world. Gray Taxidermy goes to great lengths to ensure the precise color and characteristics are resembled in your custom fish mount.

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Details: Fired-Enamel Glass Eye Product Options: Wood Plaque, Custom Base, 360° We also offer elegant solid wood plaques to accompany for trophy mount. Description: The GoliathGrouper (Mycteroperca Monaco) is one of the best known of the large group of perform fish called groupers.

Location & Habitat: The GoliathGrouper is found throughout the western Atlantic Ocean. It is also present in the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea, including the Florida Keys and Cuba.

Goliath Groupers are found mainly on rocky bottoms and in coral reef environments. Juvenile Goliath Groupers are also found in seagrass beds off of the coast of Florida.

The GoliathGrouper is one of the best known of the large group of perform fish called groupers. The GoliathGrouper is a fairly large marine fish, growing up to 150 cm in length and 100 kg in weight.

It has an olive or gray body, with black blotches and brassy spots. It is a protogynous hermaphrodite, i.e. the young are predominantly female, but transform into males as they grow larger.

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