Video: Grouper Eats Small Shark in One Bite

By Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Breaking News Reporter
Jack Phillips is a breaking news reporter at The Epoch Times based in New York.
November 22, 2015 Updated: June 7, 2018

A grouper was filmed consuming a shark in one bite—that’s right, in one gulp.

The blacktip shark was only four feet in length. The predator was identified as an Atlantic goliath grouper, which can weigh as much as 790 pounds and can grow up to 8.2 feet in length.

The fishermen hooked the shark off the coast of Bonita Springs, Florida, several years ago before the grouper took over.

As Business Insider noted, goliath groupers are known to stalk and ambush divers.

In 2009, another viral clip, taken from a fishing boat, showed a grouper eating a yet another small shark:

Jack Phillips
Breaking News Reporter
Jack Phillips is a breaking news reporter at The Epoch Times based in New York.