Indian goatfish

The Indian goatfish lives in the reef-associated, brackish, marine, depth range 10 - 30 m environment.

General: Indian Goatfish is a very fine eating fish with mild, firm white flesh suitable for most method of cooking. It easily breaks up into large flakes on the plate. More

The Indian Goatfish is greenish-white overall with a yellow blotch on each side and a black spot in front of the tail. The coloration may darken to reddish-brown along the back of the fish. More

This fish is known as Indian Goatfish and the correct latin name is Parupeneus Indicus. It belongs to the Goatfish family. (e) It's origin is Indo-Pacific. (e) Character and suggestions regarding care This Goatfish is peaceful. More

Common names

Agingoy in Bikol
Agingoy in Tagalog
Aluman in Davawenyo
Amarilis in Tagalog
Balaka in Pangasinan
Balaki in Ilokano
Balaki in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Balaki in Pangasinan
Barabunya in Portuguese (Português)
Barbet souffré in French (français)
bayabao in English
bayabao in Visayan
Bayahao in Visayan
Bayhao in Visayan
Biji nangka in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Biji nangka karang in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Bisugo in Tagalog
Bud-bod in Cebuano
Capucin indien in French (français)
Dalagang bukid in Tagalog
daunau in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Dumpilas in Waray-waray
Fangalaato in Somali (Soomaaliga)
Gal nagareya in Sinhalese (සිංහල)
Henos in Other
Hiilo in Kumak
Hinok in Waray-waray
Indian goatfish in English
Indiese bokvis in Afrikaans
Indisk mulle in Danish (dansk)
Intsek-intsek in Waray-waray
Kal-nakharai in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Kapon in Tagalog
Koban-himeji in Japanese (日本語)
Kulnaveri in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Malapunti in Tagbanwa Calamian
Malmot in Ilokano
Manakkam in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Manitis in Tagalog
Mataroko in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Matoroko in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Matroko in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Mkundaji in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Mukomane in Portuguese (Português)
Mussara in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Ngingi in Gela
Nyacomane in Portuguese (Português)
Rahtee-goolivinda in Telugu (తెలుగు)
Red mullet in English
Remoliete in Bikol
Rouget-barbet indien in French (français)
Saging saging in Tagalog
Salamulyete in Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug
Salmonete in Hiligaynon
Salmonete in Kuyunon
Salmonete in Portuguese (Português)
Salmonete in Spanish (español)
Salmonete do Indico in Portuguese (Português)
Salmonete índico in Spanish (español)
Salmonito in Tagalog
Salmunete in Tagalog
Saramulyete in Chavacano
Saramulyete in Kapampangan
Saramulyete in Tagalog
Saramulyeteng hato in Tagalog
Saramulyeteng hulik in Tagalog
Saramulyeteng tagisi in Tagalog
Semaiuribong in Austronesian (Other)
Semaiuribong in Carolinian
Sultan Ibrahim in Arabic (‫العربية)
Sultanka mauretanska in Polish (polski)
Ta'uleia in Palauan
Ta'uleia in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
Thelakanthi in Mahl
Ti-ao in Cebuano
Ti-aw in Waray-waray
Tiao in Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug
Tiao in Tagalog
Tiao in Waray-waray
Timbongan in Cebuano
Timbongan in Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug
Timbongan in Surigaonon
Timbugan in Chavacano
Timbungan in Bikol
Timbungan in Cebuano
Timbungan in Davawenyo
Timbungan in Kagayanen
Timbungan in Magindanaon
Timbungan in Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug
Timhungan in Visayan
Tuyo in Tagalog
Ubakan in Agutaynen
Ubakan in Kuyunon
Yangutan in Tagalog
Yellow-spot goatfish in English
Yellowspot goatfish in English
குல்நாவேரீ in Tamil (தமிழ்)
குல்னவேரி in Tamil (தமிழ்)
முசரா  in Tamil (தமிழ்)
முசரை in Tamil (தமிழ்)
రాతీ గూలివింద  in Telugu (తెలుగు)
മണക്കം in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
印度副緋鯉 in Mandarin Chinese
印度副绯鲤 in Mandarin Chinese
印度海緋鯉 in Mandarin Chinese
印度海绯鲤 in Mandarin Chinese
秋姑 in Mandarin Chinese
须哥 in Mandarin Chinese
鬚哥 in Mandarin Chinese
인디안 촉수 in Korean (한국어)

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Mullidae
Genus : Parupeneus
Species : Parupeneus indicus
Authority : Shaw, 1803