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Family: Haemulidae Grunts



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Photo by Munson, L.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Anisotremus caesius (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)

Photo by Munson, L.
 
Anisotremus caesius
[Silvergrey grunt]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 58 cm TL
Anisotremus davidsonii (Steindachner, 1876)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Anisotremus davidsonii
[Xantic sargo]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 51 cm TL
Anisotremus interruptus (Gill, 1862)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Anisotremus interruptus
[Burrito grunt]

Photo by Bertoncini, A.A.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 15.1 cm SL
Anisotremus moricandi (Ranzani, 1842)

Photo by Bertoncini, A.A.
 
Anisotremus moricandi
[Brownstriped grunt]

Photo by Béarez, P.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Anisotremus scapularis (Tschudi, 1846)

Photo by Béarez, P.
 
Anisotremus scapularis
[Peruvian grunt]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 76 cm TL
Anisotremus surinamensis (Bloch, 1791)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Anisotremus surinamensis
[Black margate]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 31 cm TL
Anisotremus taeniatus Gill, 1861

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Anisotremus taeniatus
[Panama porkfish]

Photo by Bertoncini, A.A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 40.6 cm TL
Anisotremus virginicus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Bertoncini, A.A.
 
Anisotremus virginicus
[Porkfish]

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.

Southwest Atlantic.
Max. Length 19.2 cm NG
Boridia grossidens Cuvier, 1830

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Boridia grossidens
[Borriqueta porgy]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Brachydeuterus auritus (Valenciennes, 1832)

Photo by FAO
 
Brachydeuterus auritus
[Bigeye grunt]

Photo by FAO

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Conodon macrops Hildebrand, 1946

Photo by FAO
 
Conodon macrops
[Lemoneye grunt]

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 33.6 cm TL
Conodon nobilis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Conodon nobilis
[Barred grunt]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 34 cm TL
Conodon serrifer Jordan & Gilbert, 1882

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Conodon serrifer
[Armed grunt]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 100 cm SL

 
Diagramma centurio
[Sailfin rubberlip]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Diagramma labiosum Macleay, 1883

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Diagramma labiosum
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm SL
Diagramma melanacrum Johnson & Randall, 2001

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Diagramma melanacrum
[Blackfin slatey]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm FL
Diagramma pictum (Thunberg, 1792)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Diagramma pictum
[Painted sweetlips]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 33.5 cm SL
Diagramma punctatum Cuvier, 1830

Photo by CSIRO
 
Diagramma punctatum
[]

Photo by Ramjohn, D.D.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Emmelichthyops atlanticus Schultz, 1945

Photo by Ramjohn, D.D.
 
Emmelichthyops atlanticus
[Bonnetmouth]
No picture found
Southwest Atlantic

 
Genyatremus cavifrons
[]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Genyatremus dovii (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Genyatremus dovii
[Spotted head sargo]

Photo by Nunes, J.L.S.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 37 cm TL
Genyatremus luteus (Bloch, 1790)

Photo by Nunes, J.L.S.
 
Genyatremus luteus
[Torroto grunt]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Genyatremus pacifici (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Genyatremus pacifici
[Carruco sargo]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 79 cm TL
Haemulon album Cuvier, 1830

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Haemulon album
[White margate]

Photo by Bertoncini, A.A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Haemulon aurolineatum Cuvier, 1830

Photo by Bertoncini, A.A.
 
Haemulon aurolineatum
[Tomtate grunt]

Photo by Albernas, J.I.H.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Haemulon bonariense Cuvier, 1830

Photo by Albernas, J.I.H.
 
Haemulon bonariense
[Black grunt]

Photo by JAMARC

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Haemulon boschmae (Metzelaar, 1919)

Photo by JAMARC
 
Haemulon boschmae
[Bronzestripe grunt]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Haemulon californiensis (Steindachner, 1876)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Haemulon californiensis
[Californian salema]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 36 cm TL
Haemulon carbonarium Poey, 1860

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Haemulon carbonarium
[Caesar grunt]

Photo by Floeter, S.R.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Haemulon chrysargyreum Günther, 1859

Photo by Floeter, S.R.
 
Haemulon chrysargyreum
[Smallmouth grunt]

Photo by Munson, L.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 42 cm TL
Haemulon flaviguttatum Gill, 1862

Photo by Munson, L.
 
Haemulon flaviguttatum
[Yellowspotted grunt]

Photo by Estrada Anaya, R.A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Haemulon flavolineatum (Desmarest, 1823)

Photo by Estrada Anaya, R.A.
 
Haemulon flavolineatum
[French grunt]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 43 cm TL
Haemulon macrostomum Günther, 1859

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Haemulon macrostomum
[Spanish grunt]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Haemulon maculicauda (Gill, 1862)

Photo by FAO
 
Haemulon maculicauda
[Spottail grunt]

Photo by Johnson, L.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 33 cm TL
Haemulon melanurum (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Johnson, L.
 
Haemulon melanurum
[Cottonwick grunt]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 41.2 cm TL
Haemulon parra (Desmarest, 1823)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Haemulon parra
[Sailor's grunt]

Photo by Stadler, B.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 53 cm TL
Haemulon plumierii (Lacepède, 1801)

Photo by Stadler, B.
 
Haemulon plumierii
[White grunt]
No picture found
Southwest Atlantic

 
Haemulon schrankii
[]

Photo by Valkenier - Pope, C.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Haemulon sciurus (Shaw, 1803)

Photo by Valkenier - Pope, C.
 
Haemulon sciurus
[Bluestriped grunt]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Haemulon scudderii Gill, 1862

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Haemulon scudderii
[Grey grunt]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic

 
Haemulon serrula
[]

Photo by Béarez, P.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 71 cm TL
Haemulon sexfasciatum Gill, 1862

Photo by Béarez, P.
 
Haemulon sexfasciatum
[Greybar grunt]

Photo by Bertoncini, A.A.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL
Haemulon squamipinna Rocha & Rosa, 1999

Photo by Bertoncini, A.A.
 
Haemulon squamipinna
[]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Haemulon steindachneri (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Haemulon steindachneri
[Chere-chere grunt]

Photo by Flescher, D.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Haemulon striatum (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Haemulon striatum
[Striped grunt]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Haemulon vittatum (Poey, 1860)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Haemulon vittatum
[Boga]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Haemulopsis axillaris (Steindachner, 1869)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Haemulopsis axillaris
[Yellowstripe grunt]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Haemulopsis elongatus (Steindachner, 1879)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Haemulopsis elongatus
[Elongate grunt]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 41 cm TL
Haemulopsis leuciscus (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Haemulopsis leuciscus
[Raucous grunt]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Haemulopsis nitidus (Steindachner, 1869)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Haemulopsis nitidus
[Shining grunt]

Photo by Eakins, R.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Isacia conceptionis (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Eakins, R.
 
Isacia conceptionis
[Cabinza grunt]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Microlepidotus brevipinnis (Steindachner, 1869)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Microlepidotus brevipinnis
[Humpback grunt]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Microlepidotus inornatus Gill, 1862

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Microlepidotus inornatus
[Wavyline grunt]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Orthopristis cantharinus (Jenyns, 1840)

Photo by FAO
 
Orthopristis cantharinus
[Sheephead grunt]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Orthopristis chalceus (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Orthopristis chalceus
[Brassy grunt]

Photo by Flescher, D.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 46 cm SL
Orthopristis chrysoptera (Linnaeus, 1766)

Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Orthopristis chrysoptera
[Pigfish]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 30.5 cm SL
Orthopristis forbesi Jordan & Starks, 1897

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Orthopristis forbesi
[]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 23.8 cm SL
Orthopristis lethopristis Jordan & Fesler, 1889

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Orthopristis lethopristis
[Scalyfin grunt]

Photo by Amezcua Linares, F.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 29.8 cm FL
Orthopristis reddingi Jordan & Richardson, 1895

Photo by Amezcua Linares, F.
 
Orthopristis reddingi
[Bronze-striped grunt]

Photo by JAMARC

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Orthopristis ruber (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by JAMARC
 
Orthopristis ruber
[Corocoro grunt]

Photo by Modder, T.

Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Parakuhlia macrophthalmus (Osório, 1893)

Photo by Modder, T.
 
Parakuhlia macrophthalmus
[Dara]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 37 cm TL
Parapristipoma humile (Bowdich, 1825)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Parapristipoma humile
[Guinean grunt]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm

 
Parapristipoma macrops
[]

Photo by Hernández-González, C.L.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Parapristipoma octolineatum (Valenciennes, 1833)

Photo by Hernández-González, C.L.
 
Parapristipoma octolineatum
[African striped grunt]

Photo by Cook, D.C.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Parapristipoma trilineatum (Thunberg, 1793)

Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Parapristipoma trilineatum
[Chicken grunt]

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 FAO

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

Photo by FAO
 
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 Randall, J.E.

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
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]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 27 cm TL
Pomadasys aheneus McKay & Randall, 1995

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomadasys aheneus
[Yellowback grunt]

Photo by Hasan, M.E.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15.4 cm TL
Pomadasys andamanensis McKay & Satapoomin, 1994

Photo by Hasan, M.E.
 
Pomadasys andamanensis
[]

Photo by Hermosa, Jr., G.V.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Pomadasys argenteus (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Hermosa, Jr., G.V.
 
Pomadasys argenteus
[Silver grunt]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Pomadasys argyreus (Valenciennes, 1833)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomadasys argyreus
[Bluecheek silver grunt]

Photo by Chua, E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 52 cm TL
Pomadasys auritus (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Chua, E.
 
Pomadasys auritus
[Longhead grunt]

Photo by Laaz, E.

Central and South America
Max. Length 51 cm TL
Pomadasys bayanus Jordan & Evermann, 1898

Photo by Laaz, E.
 
Pomadasys bayanus
[Purplemouth grunt]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Pomadasys bipunctatus
[]

Photo by Amezcua Linares, F.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Pomadasys branickii (Steindachner, 1879)

Photo by Amezcua Linares, F.
 
Pomadasys branickii
[Sand grunt]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Pomadasys commersonnii (Lacepède, 1801)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomadasys commersonnii
[Smallspotted grunter]

Photo by Duarte, L.O.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Pomadasys corvinaeformis (Steindachner, 1868)

Photo by Duarte, L.O.
 
Pomadasys corvinaeformis
[Roughneck grunt]

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Pomadasys crocro (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Pomadasys crocro
[Burro grunt]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Pomadasys empherus Bussing, 1993

Photo by FAO
 
Pomadasys empherus
[Bigspine grunt]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm FL
Pomadasys furcatus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomadasys furcatus
[Banded grunter]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Pomadasys guoraca (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomadasys guoraca
[]

Photo by Hernández-González, C.L.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Pomadasys incisus (Bowdich, 1825)

Photo by Hernández-González, C.L.
 
Pomadasys incisus
[Bastard grunt]

Photo by JJPhoto

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Pomadasys jubelini (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Pomadasys jubelini
[Sompat grunt]

Photo by Khan, M.M.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Pomadasys kaakan (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Khan, M.M.
 
Pomadasys kaakan
[Javelin grunter]

Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Pomadasys laurentino (Smith, 1953)

Photo by SFSA
 
Pomadasys laurentino
[Manylined grunter]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 37 cm TL
Pomadasys macracanthus (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Pomadasys macracanthus
[Longspine grunt]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 59.3 cm TL
Pomadasys maculatus (Bloch, 1793)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomadasys maculatus
[Saddle grunt]

Photo by FAO

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 76 cm TL
Pomadasys multimaculatus (Playfair, 1867)

Photo by FAO
 
Pomadasys multimaculatus
[Cock grunter]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Pomadasys olivaceus (Day, 1875)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomadasys olivaceus
[Olive grunt]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 39 cm TL
Pomadasys panamensis (Steindachner, 1876)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Pomadasys panamensis
[Panama grunt]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 36 cm TL
Pomadasys perotaei (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by FAO
 
Pomadasys perotaei
[Parrot grunt]

Photo by Hermosa, Jr., G.V.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Pomadasys punctulatus (Rüppell, 1838)

Photo by Hermosa, Jr., G.V.
 
Pomadasys punctulatus
[Lined grunt]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 12.3 cm SL
Pomadasys quadrilineatus Shen & Lin, 1984

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Pomadasys quadrilineatus
[Yellow-lined grunter]

Photo by Macieira, R.M.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Pomadasys ramosus (Poey, 1860)

Photo by Macieira, R.M.
 
Pomadasys ramosus
[]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Pomadasys rogerii (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Pomadasys rogerii
[Pigsnout grunt]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Pomadasys schyrii
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Pomadasys striatus (Gilchrist & Thompson, 1908)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomadasys striatus
[Striped grunter]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Pomadasys stridens (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomadasys stridens
[Striped piggy]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL

 
Pomadasys suillus
[]

Photo by Field, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Pomadasys taeniatus McKay & Randall, 1995

Photo by Field, R.
 
Pomadasys taeniatus
[Bronzestriped grunt]

Photo by FAO

Western Pacific

Pomadasys trifasciatus Fowler, 1937

Photo by FAO
 
Pomadasys trifasciatus
[Black-ear javelin]

Photo by CAFS

Western Pacific
Max. Length 19 cm SL
Pomadasys unimaculatus Tian, 1982

Photo by CAFS
 
Pomadasys unimaculatus
[Red patched grunter]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Xenichthys agassizii Steindachner, 1876

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Xenichthys agassizii
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Xenichthys rupestris
[]

Photo by Amezcua Linares, F.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 24 cm TL
Xenichthys xanti Gill, 1863

Photo by Amezcua Linares, F.
 
Xenichthys xanti
[Longfin salema]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Xenistius peruanus
[]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Xenocys jessiae Jordan & Bollman, 1890

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Xenocys jessiae
[]
133 Species of Family Haemulidae
(Grunts)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1882 Anisotremus caesius Silvergrey grunt Eastern Pacific 30 TL
1876 Anisotremus davidsonii Xantic sargo Eastern Central Pacific 58 TL
1862 Anisotremus interruptus Burrito grunt Eastern Pacific 51 TL
1842 Anisotremus moricandi Brownstriped grunt Southwest Atlantic 15.1 SL
1846 Anisotremus scapularis Peruvian grunt Eastern Pacific 40 TL
1791 Anisotremus surinamensis Black margate Western Atlantic 76 TL
1861 Anisotremus taeniatus Panama porkfish Eastern Pacific 31 TL
1758 Anisotremus virginicus Porkfish Western Atlantic 40.6 TL
1830 Boridia grossidens Borriqueta porgy Southwest Atlantic. 19.2 NG
1832 Brachydeuterus auritus Bigeye grunt Eastern Atlantic 30 TL
1946 Conodon macrops Lemoneye grunt Southeast Pacific 30 TL
1758 Conodon nobilis Barred grunt Western Atlantic 33.6 TL
1882 Conodon serrifer Armed grunt Eastern Pacific 34 TL
1830 Diagramma centurio Sailfin rubberlip Western Indian Ocean 100 SL
1883 Diagramma labiosum Indo-West Pacific 90 TL
2001 Diagramma melanacrum Blackfin slatey Western Central Pacific 45 SL
1792 Diagramma pictum Painted sweetlips Indo-West Pacific 100 FL
1830 Diagramma punctatum Indo-West Pacific 33.5 SL
1945 Emmelichthyops atlanticus Bonnetmouth Western Atlantic 13 TL
1830 Genyatremus cavifrons Southwest Atlantic
1864 Genyatremus dovii Spotted head sargo Eastern Pacific 45 TL
1790 Genyatremus luteus Torroto grunt Western Atlantic 37 TL
1864 Genyatremus pacifici Carruco sargo Eastern Pacific 35 TL
1830 Haemulon album White margate Western Atlantic 79 TL
1830 Haemulon aurolineatum Tomtate grunt Western Atlantic 25 TL
1830 Haemulon bonariense Black grunt Western Atlantic 40 TL
1919 Haemulon boschmae Bronzestripe grunt Western Atlantic 19 TL
1876 Haemulon californiensis Californian salema Eastern Pacific 30 TL
1860 Haemulon carbonarium Caesar grunt Western Atlantic 36 TL
1859 Haemulon chrysargyreum Smallmouth grunt Western Atlantic 23 TL
1862 Haemulon flaviguttatum Yellowspotted grunt Eastern Pacific 42 TL
1823 Haemulon flavolineatum French grunt Western Atlantic 30 TL
1859 Haemulon macrostomum Spanish grunt Western Atlantic 43 TL
1862 Haemulon maculicauda Spottail grunt Eastern Pacific 30 TL
1758 Haemulon melanurum Cottonwick grunt Western Atlantic 33 TL
1823 Haemulon parra Sailor's grunt Western Atlantic 41.2 TL
1801 Haemulon plumierii White grunt Western Atlantic 53 TL
1831 Haemulon schrankii Southwest Atlantic
1803 Haemulon sciurus Bluestriped grunt Western Atlantic 46 TL
1862 Haemulon scudderii Grey grunt Eastern Pacific 35 TL
1830 Haemulon serrula Western Central Atlantic
1862 Haemulon sexfasciatum Greybar grunt Eastern Central Pacific 71 TL
1999 Haemulon squamipinna Southwest Atlantic 11.5 SL
1882 Haemulon steindachneri Chere-chere grunt Western Atlantic 30 TL
1758 Haemulon striatum Striped grunt Western Atlantic 28 TL
1860 Haemulon vittatum Boga Western Atlantic 23 TL
1869 Haemulopsis axillaris Yellowstripe grunt Eastern Central Pacific 30 TL
1879 Haemulopsis elongatus Elongate grunt Eastern Central Pacific 30 TL
1864 Haemulopsis leuciscus Raucous grunt Eastern Pacific 41 TL
1869 Haemulopsis nitidus Shining grunt Eastern Pacific 30 TL
1830 Isacia conceptionis Cabinza grunt Southeast Pacific 60 TL
1869 Microlepidotus brevipinnis Humpback grunt Eastern Central Pacific 40 TL
1862 Microlepidotus inornatus Wavyline grunt Eastern Central Pacific 45 TL
1840 Orthopristis cantharinus Sheephead grunt Eastern Central Pacific 38 TL
1864 Orthopristis chalceus Brassy grunt Eastern Pacific 45 TL
1766 Orthopristis chrysoptera Pigfish Western Atlantic 46 SL
1897 Orthopristis forbesi Southeast Pacific 30.5 SL
1889 Orthopristis lethopristis Scalyfin grunt Southeast Pacific 23.8 SL
1895 Orthopristis reddingi Bronze-striped grunt Eastern Central Pacific 29.8 FL
1830 Orthopristis ruber Corocoro grunt Western Atlantic 40 TL
1893 Parakuhlia macrophthalmus Dara Eastern Central Atlantic 20 TL
1825 Parapristipoma humile Guinean grunt Eastern Atlantic 37 TL
1912 Parapristipoma macrops Eastern Atlantic 40
1833 Parapristipoma octolineatum African striped grunt Eastern Atlantic 50 SL
1793 Parapristipoma trilineatum Chicken grunt Indo-West Pacific 40 SL
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
1995 Pomadasys aheneus Yellowback grunt Western Indian Ocean 27 TL
1994 Pomadasys andamanensis Eastern Indian Ocean 15.4 TL
1775 Pomadasys argenteus Silver grunt Indo-West Pacific 70 TL
1833 Pomadasys argyreus Bluecheek silver grunt Indo-West Pacific 40 TL
1830 Pomadasys auritus Longhead grunt Western Pacific 52 TL
1898 Pomadasys bayanus Purplemouth grunt Central and South America 51 TL
1898 Pomadasys bipunctatus Southeast Pacific
1879 Pomadasys branickii Sand grunt Eastern Pacific 30 TL
1801 Pomadasys commersonnii Smallspotted grunter Western Indian Ocean 80 TL
1868 Pomadasys corvinaeformis Roughneck grunt Western Atlantic 25 TL
1830 Pomadasys crocro Burro grunt Western Atlantic 38 TL
1993 Pomadasys empherus Bigspine grunt Eastern Central Pacific 21 TL
1801 Pomadasys furcatus Banded grunter Indo-West Pacific 50 FL
1829 Pomadasys guoraca Indo-Pacific 46 TL
1825 Pomadasys incisus Bastard grunt Eastern Atlantic 50 TL
1830 Pomadasys jubelini Sompat grunt Eastern Atlantic 60 TL
1830 Pomadasys kaakan Javelin grunter Indo-West Pacific 80 TL
1953 Pomadasys laurentino Manylined grunter Western Indian Ocean 18 TL
1864 Pomadasys macracanthus Longspine grunt Eastern Pacific 37 TL
1793 Pomadasys maculatus Saddle grunt Indo-West Pacific 59.3 TL
1867 Pomadasys multimaculatus Cock grunter Indian Ocean 76 TL
1875 Pomadasys olivaceus Olive grunt Southeast Atlantic 55 TL
1876 Pomadasys panamensis Panama grunt Eastern Pacific 39 TL
1830 Pomadasys perotaei Parrot grunt Eastern Atlantic 36 TL
1838 Pomadasys punctulatus Lined grunt Western Indian Ocean 30 TL
1984 Pomadasys quadrilineatus Yellow-lined grunter Northwest Pacific 12.3 SL
1860 Pomadasys ramosus Western Atlantic 35 TL
1830 Pomadasys rogerii Pigsnout grunt Eastern Atlantic 60 TL
1900 Pomadasys schyrii Southeast Pacific
1908 Pomadasys striatus Striped grunter Western Indian Ocean 22 TL
1775 Pomadasys stridens Striped piggy Indian Ocean 20 TL
1833 Pomadasys suillus Eastern Atlantic 40 TL
1995 Pomadasys taeniatus Bronzestriped grunt Western Indian Ocean 25 TL
1937 Pomadasys trifasciatus Black-ear javelin Western Pacific
1982 Pomadasys unimaculatus Red patched grunter Western Pacific 19 SL
1876 Xenichthys agassizii Southeast Pacific 20 TL
1946 Xenichthys rupestris Southeast Pacific
1863 Xenichthys xanti Longfin salema Eastern Pacific 24 TL
1946 Xenistius peruanus Southeast Pacific
1890 Xenocys jessiae Southeast Pacific 30 TL



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