Cephalopholis leopardusis commonly referred to as Leopard Cod, Leopard Hind, Redspot Coral Cod, Red-spotted Rockcod, Red-spotted Rock-cod, Leopard Rockcod. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 1000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Occurs in coral-rich areas of lagoon pinnacles, channels, and outer reef slopes. Solitary, a secretive species, usually hiding in caves and crevices in the reefs. One of the smallest species of groupers known.