Species under Haemulon
n= 23
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Haemulon album
Cuvier, 1830
White margate Western Atlantic 79
Haemulon aurolineatum
Cuvier, 1830
Tomtate grunt Western Atlantic 25
Haemulon bonariense
Cuvier, 1830
Black grunt Western Atlantic 40
Haemulon boschmae
(Metzelaar, 1919)
Bronzestripe grunt Western Atlantic 19
Haemulon californiensis
(Steindachner, 1876)
Californian salema Eastern Pacific 30
Haemulon carbonarium
Poey, 1860
Caesar grunt Western Atlantic 36
Haemulon chrysargyreum
Günther, 1859
Smallmouth grunt Western Atlantic 23
Haemulon flaviguttatum
Gill, 1862
Yellowspotted grunt Eastern Pacific 42
Haemulon flavolineatum
(Desmarest, 1823)
French grunt Western Atlantic 30
Haemulon macrostomum
Günther, 1859
Spanish grunt Western Atlantic 43
Haemulon maculicauda
(Gill, 1862)
Spottail grunt Eastern Pacific 30
Haemulon melanurum
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Cottonwick grunt Western Atlantic 33
Haemulon parra
(Desmarest, 1823)
Sailor's grunt Western Atlantic 41.2
Haemulon plumierii
(Lacepède, 1801)
White grunt Western Atlantic 53
Haemulon schrankii
Agassiz, 1831
Southwest Atlantic
Haemulon sciurus
(Shaw, 1803)
Bluestriped grunt Western Atlantic 46
Haemulon scudderii
Gill, 1862
Grey grunt Eastern Pacific 35
Haemulon serrula
(Cuvier, 1830)
Western Central Atlantic
Haemulon sexfasciatum
Gill, 1862
Greybar grunt Eastern Central Pacific 71
Haemulon squamipinna
Rocha & Rosa, 1999
Southwest Atlantic 11.5
Haemulon steindachneri
(Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)
Chere-chere grunt Western Atlantic 30
Haemulon striatum
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Striped grunt Western Atlantic 28
Haemulon vittatum
(Poey, 1860)
Boga Western Atlantic 23
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