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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Haemulidae Grunts
Subfamily: Plectorhinchinae
Genus: Plectorhinchus

(See list of species below)



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28 species (see list below)

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Photo by Field, R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm SL
Plectorhinchus albovittatus (Rüppell, 1838)

Photo by Field, R.
 
Plectorhinchus albovittatus
[Two-striped sweetlips]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 44 cm TL
Plectorhinchus ceylonensis (Smith, 1956)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Plectorhinchus ceylonensis
[Sri Lanka sweetlips]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 72 cm TL
Plectorhinchus chaetodonoides Lacepède, 1801

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plectorhinchus chaetodonoides
[Harlequin sweetlips]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 41 cm SL
Plectorhinchus chrysotaenia (Bleeker, 1855)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Plectorhinchus chrysotaenia
[Yellow-striped sweetlips]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Plectorhinchus chubbi (Regan, 1919)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plectorhinchus chubbi
[Dusky rubberlip]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Plectorhinchus cinctus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plectorhinchus cinctus
[Crescent sweetlips]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Plectorhinchus diagrammus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plectorhinchus diagrammus
[Striped sweetlips]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Plectorhinchus faetela
[]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Plectorhinchus flavomaculatus (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Plectorhinchus flavomaculatus
[Lemonfish]

Photo by Hermosa, Jr., G.V.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Plectorhinchus gaterinus (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Hermosa, Jr., G.V.
 
Plectorhinchus gaterinus
[Blackspotted rubberlip]

Photo by Greenfield, J.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Plectorhinchus gibbosus (Lacepède, 1802)

Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Plectorhinchus gibbosus
[Harry hotlips]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Plectorhinchus lessonii (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plectorhinchus lessonii
[Lesson's thicklip]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 72 cm TL
Plectorhinchus lineatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Plectorhinchus lineatus
[Yellowbanded sweetlips]

Photo by JJPhoto

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Plectorhinchus macrolepis (Boulenger, 1899)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Plectorhinchus macrolepis
[Biglip grunt]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 28.5 cm SL
Plectorhinchus macrospilus Satapoomin & Randall, 2000

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plectorhinchus macrospilus
[Largespot sweetlips]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 80 cm SL
Plectorhinchus mediterraneus (Guichenot, 1850)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Plectorhinchus mediterraneus
[Rubberlip grunt]

Photo by FAO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Plectorhinchus multivittatus (Macleay, 1878)

Photo by FAO
 
Plectorhinchus multivittatus
[Many-lined sweetlips]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Plectorhinchus obscurus (Günther, 1872)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plectorhinchus obscurus
[Giant sweetlips]

Photo by FAO

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Plectorhinchus paulayi Steindachner, 1895

Photo by FAO
 
Plectorhinchus paulayi
[Zebra sweetlip]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 83 cm TL
Plectorhinchus pictus (Tortonese, 1936)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plectorhinchus pictus
[Trout sweetlips]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 84 cm TL
Plectorhinchus picus (Cuvier, 1828)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Plectorhinchus picus
[Painted sweetlip]

Photo by Tyler, E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Plectorhinchus plagiodesmus Fowler, 1935

Photo by Tyler, E.
 
Plectorhinchus plagiodesmus
[Barred rubberlip]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Plectorhinchus playfairi (Pellegrin, 1914)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plectorhinchus playfairi
[Whitebarred rubberlip]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Plectorhinchus polytaenia (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plectorhinchus polytaenia
[Ribboned sweetlips]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Plectorhinchus schotaf (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plectorhinchus schotaf
[Minstrel sweetlips]

Photo by Field, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Plectorhinchus sordidus (Klunzinger, 1870)

Photo by Field, R.
 
Plectorhinchus sordidus
[Sordid rubberlip]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Plectorhinchus umbrinus
[]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 72 cm SL
Plectorhinchus vittatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Plectorhinchus vittatus
[Indian Ocean oriental sweetlips]
28 Species of Family Haemulidae with Genus Plectorhinchus
(Grunts)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1838 Plectorhinchus albovittatus Two-striped sweetlips Indo-West Pacific 100 SL
1956 Plectorhinchus ceylonensis Sri Lanka sweetlips Western Indian Ocean 44 TL
1801 Plectorhinchus chaetodonoides Harlequin sweetlips Indian Ocean 72 TL
1855 Plectorhinchus chrysotaenia Yellow-striped sweetlips Western Pacific 41 SL
1919 Plectorhinchus chubbi Dusky rubberlip Indo-West Pacific 75 TL
1843 Plectorhinchus cinctus Crescent sweetlips Indo-West Pacific 60 TL
1758 Plectorhinchus diagrammus Striped sweetlips Western Pacific 40 TL
1775 Plectorhinchus faetela Western Indian Ocean
1830 Plectorhinchus flavomaculatus Lemonfish Indo-West Pacific 60 TL
1775 Plectorhinchus gaterinus Blackspotted rubberlip Western Indian Ocean 50 TL
1802 Plectorhinchus gibbosus Harry hotlips Indo-West Pacific 75 TL
1830 Plectorhinchus lessonii Lesson's thicklip Western Pacific 40 TL
1758 Plectorhinchus lineatus Yellowbanded sweetlips Western Pacific 72 TL
1899 Plectorhinchus macrolepis Biglip grunt Eastern Atlantic 45 TL
2000 Plectorhinchus macrospilus Largespot sweetlips Eastern Indian Ocean 28.5 SL
1850 Plectorhinchus mediterraneus Rubberlip grunt Eastern Atlantic 80 SL
1878 Plectorhinchus multivittatus Many-lined sweetlips Western Pacific 50 TL
1872 Plectorhinchus obscurus Giant sweetlips Indo-Pacific 100 TL
1895 Plectorhinchus paulayi Zebra sweetlip Western Indian Ocean 45 TL
1936 Plectorhinchus pictus Trout sweetlips Indo-West Pacific 83 TL
1828 Plectorhinchus picus Painted sweetlip Indo-Pacific 84 TL
1935 Plectorhinchus plagiodesmus Barred rubberlip Western Indian Ocean 90 TL
1914 Plectorhinchus playfairi Whitebarred rubberlip Western Indian Ocean 90 TL
1853 Plectorhinchus polytaenia Ribboned sweetlips Indo-West Pacific 50 TL
1775 Plectorhinchus schotaf Minstrel sweetlips Indo-West Pacific 80 TL
1870 Plectorhinchus sordidus Sordid rubberlip Western Indian Ocean 60 TL
1870 Plectorhinchus umbrinus Western Indian Ocean
1758 Plectorhinchus vittatus Indian Ocean oriental sweetlips Indo-West Pacific 72 SL



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