Orange-Spotted Grouper (image) California Academy of Sciences Caption The orange-spotted grouper, Epinephelus coioides, from the Indo-Pacific is categorized as Near Threatened. Credit Luiz Rocha Usage Restrictions May only be used in association with the related press release, and with proper credit. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.