Gag and red grouper are the two most important shallow-water grouper species in the Gulf of Mexico, particularly off the coast of Florida. Therefore, it is extremely important that conservation measures implemented for these two species prevent overfishing and lead to sustained recovery for years to come. Recent stock assessment updates showed that both of these grouper populations have been dramatically reduced in recent years.
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