Striped grunter

The striped grunter is a species of fish in the Terapontidae family.

The Striped grunter lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

There were dense shoals of striped grunter in most holes and caves, and a lone devil firefish lurked upside down under a deep ledge. I passed a series of caves and slots in the northern section of Raggie Cave and found a number of loggerhead turtles “sleeping”. More

The striped grunter (Hephaestus obtusifrons) is a species of fish in the Terapontidae family. It is found in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. Source - * World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1996. Hephaestus obtusifrons. More

Common names

Hephaestus obtusifrons in Portuguese (Português)
striped grunter in English
鈍額弱棘鯻 in Mandarin Chinese
钝额弱棘鯻 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Terapontidae
Genus : Hephaestus
Species : Hephaestus obtusifrons
Authority : Mees & Kailola, 1977