Common goatfish

The Common goatfish lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 3 - 161 m environment.

goatfish family groupThe common goatfish is one of the most beautiful fishes in our country. It can change colour rapidly from a sandy colour to bright red. At night when resting on the bottom, goatfish are particularly beautiful. More

The most common goatfish in shallow water in the Red Sea . Usually found on sand bottoms near coral reefs. Typically found at an altitude of 0 to 754 meters (0 to 2,474 feet). Biome: Brackish water, saltwater . Reef-associated . More

Common names

Agingoy in Visayan
Amarilis in Tagalog
Balaki in Ilokano
Barbet moitié-moitié in French (français)
Bayahao in Visayan
Bayhao in Visayan
Bicolor goatfish in English
Bicolour goatfish in English
Bisugo in Tagalog
Bud-bod in Cebuano
Dalagang bukid in Tagalog
Dumpilas in Waray-waray
Half-and-half goatfish in English
Henos in Other
Hinok in Visayan
Hinok in Waray-waray
Indo-himeji in Japanese (日本語)
Intsek-intsek in Waray-waray
iosi in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Kapon in Tagalog
Kîît in Kumak
KÓÓt in Kumak
Malapunti in Tagbanwa Calamian
Malmot in Ilokano
Manitis in Tagalog
Parupeneus barberinoides in Catalan (Català)
Remoliete in Bikol
Saging saging in Tagalog
Salmonito in Tagalog
Salmunete in Tagalog
Saramulyete in Kapampangan
Saramulyeteng hato in Tagalog
Saramulyeteng hulik in Tagalog
Saramulyeteng tagisi in Tagalog
Sungong in Austronesian (Other)
Sungong in Carolinian
Swarthy-headed goatfish in English
Ta'uleia in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
Ti-ao in Visayan
Ti-aw in Waray-waray
Tiao in Waray-waray
Timbongan in Surigaonon
Timbungan in Bikol
Timbungan in Cebuano
Timbungan in Davawenyo
Timbungan in Kagayanen
Timhungan in Visayan
Tio in Gela
Tulausaena in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
Tuyo in Tagalog
Ubakan in Agutaynen
Ubakan in Kuyunon
Yangutan in Tagalog
似条斑副绯鲤 in Mandarin Chinese
似條斑副緋鯉 in Mandarin Chinese
秋姑 in Mandarin Chinese
须哥 in Mandarin Chinese
须海绯鲤 in Mandarin Chinese
鬚哥 in Mandarin Chinese
鬚海緋鯉 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Mullidae
Genus : Parupeneus
Species : Parupeneus multifasciatus
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