Stocky hawkfish

The Stocky hawkfish lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 0 - 23 m , usually 1 - 3 m environment.

A Stocky Hawkfish in coral, po'opa'a, Kre Atoll. (James Watt/Oceanstock. More

Stocky hawkfish, observed by kueda on July 14, 2009 - 3730340138_c581563df5_mMagnifier Location: Waimea, Hawaii, United States Lat: 21.6515 , Lon: -158.062 Description Another common one from most areas I've gone diving or snorkeling. More

Stocky Hawkfish - Kona, The Big Island of Hawaii. More

The stocky hawkfish is the largest of the hawkfishes and are plenitfully found amoung shallow coral reefs from the Red Sea, East Africa Eastward to the the Marquesan Islands and Mangar More

hemistictus) and Stocky Hawkfish (Cirrhitus pinnulatus) attain a foot in length. Cute when small, predatory with size. Amblycirrhitus bimacula (Jenkins 1903), the Two Spot Hawkfish. Indo-Pacific: East Africa to Hawai'i. To three or so inches in length. Found in shallow turbulent water. More

Common names

bika vatu in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Boffana in Mahl
Chammam in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Empervier de corail in French (français)
Épervier de corail in French (français)
Hand-fish in English
Hard-headed hawk fish in English
Isogonbe in Japanese (日本語)
Liuliulau in Austronesian (Other)
Liuliulau in Carolinian
Marbled hawkfish in English
Marmer-valkvis in Afrikaans
O'opu kai in Hawaiian
O'opu po'opa'a in Hawaiian
oopukai in English
oopukai in Unknown
Palagsi in Marshall
Palagsi in Marshallese (Kajin M̧ajeļ)
Paratuki in Tuamotuan
Patu`i in Rapa
Patu`i in Rapanui
Patu'I in Tahitian (Reo Mā`ohi)
Patui in Tahitian (Reo Mā`ohi)
Plettet falkefisk in Danish (dansk)
Po'opa'a in Hawaiian
Poo paa in Hawaiian
redspotted hawkfish in English
redspotted hawkfish in Unknown
Samak asargr a dhakham in Arabic (‫العربية)
Samak asargr a summan in Arabic (‫العربية)
Spotted hawkfish in English
Stocky hawkfish in English
Summan in Arabic (‫العربية)
Te patuki in Tuvaluan
Ul-lula in Austronesian (Other)
Ul-lula in Carolinian
Ulutu'i in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
Ulutuki in Niuean
White-spotted hawkfish in English
Whitespotted hawkfish in English
Zagiewka cyrytka in Polish (polski)
ചമ്മം in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
ചാമ്മാം  in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
短嘴格 in Mandarin Chinese
 in Chinese (中文)
 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Cirrhitidae
Genus : Cirrhitus
Species : Cirrhitus pinnulatus
Authority : Forster, 1801