How often do you see divers touching fish, especially Grouper?

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asked Jul 27, 2018 in Scuba Diving by Scubachuck (1,093 points)
Diving in Green Turtle Cay seeing other divers petting groupers. This disturbs the mucous coating and is harmful to the fish.

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answered Jul 27, 2018 by George1224 (5,147 points)
I have seen a few divers touching marine life, I try to discourage this. Looking is enough. For them its like a stranger coming to your house and rubbing your head.
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answered Jul 27, 2018 by cquade7 (3,269 points)
I agree with George1224, I tell people not to touch so other people can enjoy the beauty later, as far as a grouper, I would not mess with them. They like to suck masks off divers.
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