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The Hogfish lives in the demersal, oceanodromous, brackish, marine, depth range 10 - m environment.

Most Hogfish reach a size of around seven inches in an aquarium, and the largest member of this family reaches over 30 inches in the wild. These fish are in the same family as Wrasse, and are closely related to Parrotfish. More

Hogfish are plentiful in the Florida Keys on many coral reefs and are considered to have high quality, soft and tasty flesh. The fish is a large wrasse of the western Atlantic. More

The Hogfish is found in the tropical Western Atlantic inshore waters over hard sand and rocky bottoms near ledges, reefs and wrecks between 10 and 100 feet deep in the water column. It consumes small fish, shellfish, and sea urchins. More

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They include hogfish, which are not often caught on hook and line. Willie Baldwin, who works at Anglin's, said a fisherman heard about the pompano biting at the pier and asked Baldwin to set him up. More

The hogfishes are some of the most aquarium-suitable of all the wrasses. These fishes comprise the tribe Hypsigenyini with the majority of species belonging to the genus Bodianus. There are 29 described species in the genus Bodianus, and a number of undescribed forms. More

Mexican hogfish is often a pinkish color with a fleshy bump on the males for head. The Hogfish is first a female then a male. The color pattern changes drastically between juvenile and adult. The head of the male resembles a pig's snout. More

The hogfish belongs to the second largest family of marine fishes, the wrasses, but instead of a cigar-shaped body like most wrasses, the hogfish is laterally compressed and round (2) (4). The colour of the hogfish is highly variable, and depends on age, sex and habitat (4). More

the fish-only system, the mild-mannered hogfish is hard to beat More

The hogfish is often encountered in areas where gorgonians are abundant. The hogfish is widely distributed along the edges of the reef, forming small groups. More

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The Twinspot Hogfish is one of the best Hogfish for the reef aquarium. This species is also referred to as the Yellow Candy Hogfish, Twospot Slender Hogfish, or Yellow Hogfish. More

Hogfish are found in tropical waters around the world, and are most commonly associated with coral reefs, rocky outcrops, or lagoons. Depending on the age of the fish, most Hogfish are found in groups, or as solitary individuals. More

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hogfish population was overfished. Spearfishermen on the west coast of Florida immediately cried foul. "The data didn't make sense," said Dennis O'Hern, a diver and fishing activist who lives in Seminole. "We have a very healthy hogfish fishery. More

hogfishhogfish - large wrasse of western Atlantic; head of male resembles a pig's snouthog snapper, Lachnolaimus maximuswrasse - chiefly tropical marine fishes with fleshy lips and powerful teeth; usually brightly colored 2. More

The Hogfish may not have the prettiest face, with their long noses and large lips, but several species are beautifully colored and make for hardy aquarium subjects. More

hogfish definition hog·fish (hôg′fis̸h′) noun pl. hogfish -·fish′, hogfishes -·fish′es 1. More

Common names

burro in English
burro in Spanish (español)
corocoro armado in Spanish (español)
Corocoro burro in Spanish (español)
Goret mule in French (français)
Grunt in English
Gulfinnet gryntefisk in Danish (dansk)
Hogfish in English
Korokara meksykańska in Polish (polski)
Pigfish in English
Redmouth grunt in English
Roncador-mexicano in Portuguese (Português)
Sailor's choice in English
金鰭鋸鰓石鱸 in Mandarin Chinese
金鳍锯鳃石鲈 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Haemulidae
Genus : Orthopristis
Species : Orthopristis chrysoptera
Authority : Linnaeus, 1766