The Forssk lives in the reef-associated, brackish, marine environment.

Petrus Forskål or Pehr Forsskåhl, (11 January 1732 - 11 July 1763) was a Swedish explorer, orientalist and naturalist. More

The Swedish botanist Forsskal, the explorer of lower Egypt and Arabia, was the first to mention this plant, which he called gat or khat. More

Common names

Biji nangka in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Capucin à bande noire in French (français)
Failigiy in Austronesian (Other)
Failigiy in Carolinian
Forsskål's goatfish in English
goldstriped goatfish in English
Jenggot biasa in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Kakunir in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Kakunir, Kunir, Kuniran in Javanese (basa Jawa)
Kunir in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Kuniran in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Kuo in Tuamotuan
Manhamanakkam in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
red sea goatfish in English
Reenduthelakanthi in Mahl
Rouget-barbet à bande noire in French (français)
Rødehavsmulle in Danish (dansk)
Salmonete-listado in Portuguese (Português)
Sermong in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
മഞമാനക്കം  in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
മഞ്ഞമണക്കം in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
福氏副緋鯉 in Mandarin Chinese
福氏副绯鲤 in Mandarin Chinese
福氏拟绯鲤 in Mandarin Chinese
福氏擬緋鯉 in Mandarin Chinese
金带拟羊鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
金帶擬羊魚 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Mullidae
Genus : Parupeneus
Species : Parupeneus forsskali
Authority : Fourmanoir and Gu