Whitesaddle goatfish

The Whitesaddle goatfish lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 2 - 91 m , usually 2 - 40 m environment.

Whitesaddle goatfish (Parupeneus porphyreus) in foreground. Kumu in Hawaiian language. Image ID: reef0652, NOAA's Coral Kingdom Collection Location: Northwest Hawaiian Islands Photo Date: 2004 July Photographer: Dr. More

fidelity of whitesaddle goatfish (Parupeneus porphyreus), in a marine reserve. Env. Biol. Fish. 59:235-242. Holland, K.N., C.G. Lowe and B.M. Wetherbee. 1996. Movements and dispersal patterns of blue trevally (Caranx melampygus) in a fisheries conservation zone. Fish. Res. 25:279-292. More

Whitesaddle Goatfish (kumu) are common near in the shallow waters. They are bright pink with a small white spot near the base of their ventral fin. More

Common names

Balaki in Pangasinan
Blacksaddle goatfish in English
blackspot goatfish in English
Boz-mahi-e-sorkh-jameh in Persian (‫فارسی)
Capucin à lignes blanches in French (français)
Cardinal goatfish in English
Diamondscale goatfish in English
Fangalaato in Somali (Soomaaliga)
Hamer in Arabic (‫العربية)
Hiilo in Kumak
Hôrai-himeji in Japanese (日本語)
iosi kula in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Jaa in Numee
Jaa trowatri in Numee
Katuri in Rapa
Mapung in Austronesian (Other)
Mapung in Carolinian
Mapwun in Austronesian (Other)
Mapwun in Carolinian
Mii-jaa in Numee
Ngingi horara in Gela
redmottled goatfish in English
Rosenmulle in Danish (dansk)
Rosy goatfish in English
Rouget-barbet in French (français)
Rouget-barbet sellé in French (français)
Salmonete ensillado in Spanish (español)
Salmonete rosado in Portuguese (Português)
Saramulyete in Kapampangan
Satmonetin-Santa Maria in Austronesian (Other)
Satmonetin-Santa Maria in Carolinian
Semaiuribong in Austronesian (Other)
Semaiuribong in Carolinian
Sultan Ibrahim in Arabic (‫العربية)
Sultanka fraterkula in Polish (polski)
Swartsaal-bokvis in Afrikaans
Timbungan in Cebuano
twospot goatfish in English
White-lined goatfish in English
Whitesaddle goatfish in English
玫瑰副緋鯉 in Mandarin Chinese
玫瑰副绯鲤 in Mandarin Chinese
短须副绯鲤 in Mandarin Chinese
短须海鲱鲤 in Mandarin Chinese
短鬚副緋鯉 in Mandarin Chinese
短鬚海鯡鯉 in Mandarin Chinese
秋姑 in Mandarin Chinese
縱條副緋鯉 in Mandarin Chinese
纵条副绯鲤 in Mandarin Chinese
蓬莱副绯鲤 in Mandarin Chinese
蓬萊副緋鯉 in Mandarin Chinese
须哥 in Mandarin Chinese
鬚哥 in Mandarin Chinese
금줄촉수 in Korean (한국어)

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Mullidae
Genus : Parupeneus
Species : Parupeneus ciliatus
Authority : Lacep