Yellow Goatfish are tireless benthic feeders, using a pair of long chemosensory barbels protruding from their chins to rifle through the sediments in search of a meal.

The Goatfish lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 0 - 49 m , usually 0 - 35 m environment.

Goatfish are members of the Mullidae family which contains six genera: Mulloidichthys, Mullus, Parupeneus, Pseudupeneus, Upeneus, and Upeneichthys. They can be found in the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. More

Goatfishes are tropical marine perciform fish of the family Mullidae. Seldom found in brackish waters, goatfish are most associated with the reefs of the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. More

Yellowfin goatfish, Mulloidichthys vanicolensis Noun Singular goatfish Plural goatfishes or goatfish goatfish (plural goatfishes or goatfish) 1. More

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Found in temperate to tropical seas, the goatfish is so named because of its two long chin barbels, which resemble a goat's whiskers. Probably the most famous member of this fish family is the superior red mullet, which is not a mullet at all. More

Goatfish are attractive, hardy and interesting fish that too many hobbyists have either never heard of or never kept. They provide useful tank maintenance skills and are quite active and interesting to watch. More

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Goatfish are usually found kicking up dust on the bottom in a never-ending quest for worms and small crustaceans. More

Goatfishes have two separate dorsal fins and the mouth is slightly underslung. All can be easily identified by the pair of sensory whiskers called barbels attached below the mouth. These barbels are used to probe, excavate, and 'taste' the bottom for mobile invertebrates and small fish. More

Yellow-striped Goatfish Mulloidichthys vanicolensis Image: 24M1055-18 Request Image License Fee Add Photo to Lightbox View Larger Photo View your Lightbox Order Print of Photo Schooling Yellow-striped More

the tank, a goatfish may fill that niche. It is a carnivorous fish and it's found in the sandy or rubbley areas around coral reefs, where they constantly nuzzle the bottom in search of an invertebrate. More

This goatfish has several different color phases, including a bright golden yellow form. They are fun fish for large community aquariums,More>> 2 Product(s) Starting at $29. More

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These Yellow-lined Goatfish can change colors if they need to. Click on image for full size (31K JPG) Windows Original, adapted from Corel Photography The Mullidae family is more commonly known as the Goatfish. More

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Common names

Barbaray jaune et gris in French (français)
Barbaray rouge in French (français)
Barbeel in Dutch (Nederlands)
Barbi in Papiamento
Barbi di santu in Papiamento
Barbier in English
Barbier in Papiamento
Capucin jaune in French (français)
Chivo amarillo in Spanish (español)
Chope in Spanish (español)
goatfish in English
Gul mulle in Danish (dansk)
King mullet in English
Kisen-akahimeji in Japanese (日本語)
Meerbarbe in German (Deutsch)
Mulloidichthys martinicus in Catalan (Català)
Queen mullet in English
red goatfish in English
Salmonete in Creole, Portuguese
Salmonete in Creoles and Pidgins, Portuguese
Salmonete in Portuguese (Português)
Salmonete in Spanish (español)
Salmonete amarillo in Spanish (español)
Saramunete in Portuguese (Português)
Souris jaune in French (français)
Trilha in Portuguese (Português)
Yellow goatfish in English
馬丁擬羊魚 in Mandarin Chinese
马丁拟羊鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Mullidae
Genus : Mulloidichthys
Species : Mulloidichthys martinicus
Authority : Cuvier, 1829