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Family: Mullidae Goatfishes



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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 24.5 cm SL
Mulloidichthys ayliffe Uiblein, 2011

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Mulloidichthys ayliffe
[Indian mimic goatfish]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 31 cm TL
Mulloidichthys dentatus (Gill, 1862)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Mulloidichthys dentatus
[Mexican goatfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 43 cm TL
Mulloidichthys flavolineatus (Lacepède, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Mulloidichthys flavolineatus
[Yellowstripe goatfish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 44.8 cm TL
Mulloidichthys martinicus (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Mulloidichthys martinicus
[Yellow goatfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Mulloidichthys mimicus Randall & Guézé, 1980

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Mulloidichthys mimicus
[Mimic goatfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Mulloidichthys pfluegeri (Steindachner, 1900)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Mulloidichthys pfluegeri
[Orange goatfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Mulloidichthys vanicolensis (Valenciennes, 1831)

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Mulloidichthys vanicolensis
[Yellowfin goatfish]



Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Mullus argentinae Hubbs & Marini, 1933

Photo by Photo by INIDEP
 
Mullus argentinae
[Argentine goatfish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 27 cm TL
Mullus auratus Jordan & Gilbert, 1882

Photo by Photo by Cox, C.D.
 
Mullus auratus
[Red goatfish]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 38.2 cm TL
Mullus barbatus Linnaeus, 1758

Photo by Photo by Luquet, D.
 
Mullus barbatus
[Red mullet]



Black Sea and Sea of Azov
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Mullus ponticus Essipov, 1927

Photo by Photo by Otel, V.
 
Mullus ponticus
[Blunt-snouted mullet]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Mullus surmuletus Linnaeus, 1758

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Mullus surmuletus
[Surmullet]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.3 cm SL

 
Parupeneus angulatus
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Parupeneus barberinoides (Bleeker, 1852)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Parupeneus barberinoides
[Bicolor goatfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Parupeneus barberinus (Lacepède, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Parupeneus barberinus
[Dash-and-dot goatfish]



Northwest Pacific.
Max. Length 19 cm SL
Parupeneus biaculeatus (Richardson, 1846)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Parupeneus biaculeatus
[Pointed goatfish]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 19.6 cm SL
Parupeneus chrysonemus (Jordan & Evermann, 1903)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Parupeneus chrysonemus
[Yellow-threaded goatfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Parupeneus chrysopleuron (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Parupeneus chrysopleuron
[Yellow striped goatfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Parupeneus ciliatus (Lacepède, 1802)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Parupeneus ciliatus
[Whitesaddle goatfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Parupeneus crassilabris (Valenciennes, 1831)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Parupeneus crassilabris
[]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Parupeneus cyclostomus (Lacepède, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Parupeneus cyclostomus
[Gold-saddle goatfish]



Western Indian Ocean, Ré
Max. Length 16.5 cm SL
Parupeneus diagonalis Randall, 2004

Photo by Photo by Wickel, J.
 
Parupeneus diagonalis
[]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Parupeneus forsskali (Fourmanoir & Guézé, 1976)

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Parupeneus forsskali
[Red Sea goatfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 22.3 cm SL
Parupeneus fraserorum Randall & King, 2009

Photo by Photo by King, D.R.
 
Parupeneus fraserorum
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 36 cm TL
Parupeneus heptacanthus (Lacepède, 1802)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Parupeneus heptacanthus
[Cinnabar goatfish]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 150 cm SL
Parupeneus inayatae Uiblein & Fahmi, 2018

Photo by Photo by White, W.T.
 
Parupeneus inayatae
[Inayat’s goatfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Parupeneus indicus (Shaw, 1803)

Photo by Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Parupeneus indicus
[Indian goatfish]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Parupeneus insularis Randall & Myers, 2002

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Parupeneus insularis
[Twosaddle goatfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Parupeneus jansenii (Bleeker, 1856)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R. & M.V. Erdmann
 
Parupeneus jansenii
[Jansen's goatfish]



Central Pacific
Max. Length 23 cm SL
Parupeneus louise Randall, 2004

Photo by Photo by Stein, A.
 
Parupeneus louise
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Parupeneus macronemus (Lacepède, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Parupeneus macronemus
[Long-barbel goatfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Parupeneus margaritatus Randall & Guézé, 1984

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Parupeneus margaritatus
[Pearly goatfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10.7 cm SL
Parupeneus minys Randall & Heemstra, 2009

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Parupeneus minys
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 23.5 cm SL
Parupeneus moffitti Randall & Myers, 1993

Photo by Photo by Myers, R.F.
 
Parupeneus moffitti
[]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Parupeneus multifasciatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Parupeneus multifasciatus
[Manybar goatfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13.9 cm SL
Parupeneus nansen Randall & Heemstra, 2009

Photo by Photo by Uiblein et al., 2018
 
Parupeneus nansen
[]



Southeast Pacfiic
Max. Length 24.9 cm SL
Parupeneus orientalis (Fowler, 1933)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Parupeneus orientalis
[Rapanui goatfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 33 cm TL
Parupeneus pleurostigma (Bennett, 1831)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Parupeneus pleurostigma
[Sidespot goatfish]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 51 cm TL
Parupeneus porphyreus (Jenkins, 1903)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Parupeneus porphyreus
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15.2 cm SL
Parupeneus posteli Fourmanoir & Guézé, 1967

Photo by Photo by Guézé, P.
 
Parupeneus posteli
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 19.8 cm SL
Parupeneus procerigena Kim & Amaoka, 2001

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Parupeneus procerigena
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 43 cm TL
Parupeneus rubescens (Lacepède, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Parupeneus rubescens
[Rosy goatfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 23 cm SL

 
Parupeneus seychellensis
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL
Parupeneus sinai Uiblein, 2021

Photo by Photo by Uiblein, F.
 
Parupeneus sinai
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Parupeneus spilurus (Bleeker, 1854)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Parupeneus spilurus
[Blackspot goatfish]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Parupeneus trifasciatus (Lacepède, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Parupeneus trifasciatus
[Doublebar goatfish]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 23.4 cm SL
Parupeneus williamsi Shibuya & Motomura, 2020

Photo by Photo by Williams, J.T.
 
Parupeneus williamsi
[Williams’s Goatfish]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Pseudupeneus grandisquamis (Gill, 1863)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Pseudupeneus grandisquamis
[Bigscale goatfish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Pseudupeneus maculatus (Bloch, 1793)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Pseudupeneus maculatus
[Spotted goatfish]



Western Mediterranean Sea
Max. Length 55 cm SL
Pseudupeneus prayensis (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Photo by Pinheiro, P.
 
Pseudupeneus prayensis
[West African goatfish]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm FL
Upeneichthys lineatus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Upeneichthys lineatus
[Blue-striped mullet]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 17.9 cm TL
Upeneichthys stotti Hutchins, 1990

Photo by Photo by Fishes of Australia, Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO
 
Upeneichthys stotti
[Stott's goatfish]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Upeneichthys vlamingii (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Photo by Danna, P.
 
Upeneichthys vlamingii
[Bluespotted goatfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Upeneus asymmetricus Lachner, 1954

Photo by Photo by White, W.T.
 
Upeneus asymmetricus
[Asymmetrical goatfish]



Eastern Indian Ocean and
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Upeneus australiae Kim & Nakaya, 2002

Photo by Photo by Schulz, S.
 
Upeneus australiae
[Australian goatfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL
Upeneus caudofasciatus Uiblein & Gledhill, 2019

Photo by Photo by Gledhill, D.
 
Upeneus caudofasciatus
[Tailbar goatfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 24 cm SL
Upeneus davidaromi Golani, 2001

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Upeneus davidaromi
[Darom's goatfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 13.4 cm SL
Upeneus dimipavlov Uiblein & Motomura, 2021

Photo by Photo by Pavlov, D.A.
 
Upeneus dimipavlov
[Pavlov’s goatfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Upeneus doriae (Günther, 1869)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Upeneus doriae
[Gilded goatfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL
Upeneus elongatus Uiblein & Motomura, 2021

Photo by Photo by Motomura, H.
 
Upeneus elongatus
[Elongate goatfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 14.1 cm SL
Upeneus farnis Uiblein & Peristiwady, 2017

Photo by Photo by Peristiwady, T.
 
Upeneus farnis
[Farnis’ goatfish]



Western Central Pacific.

Upeneus filifer (Ogilby, 1910)

Photo by Photo by Graham, K.
 
Upeneus filifer
[Pennant goatfish]



Southwest Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14.4 cm SL
Upeneus floros Uiblein & Gouws, 2020

Photo by Photo by Uiblein et al., 2020
 
Upeneus floros
[Floros goatfish]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL
Upeneus francisi Randall & Guézé, 1992

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Upeneus francisi
[Francis' goatfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8.7 cm SL
Upeneus gubal Uiblein, 2019

Photo by Photo by Uiblein, F.
 
Upeneus gubal
[Gubal goatfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Upeneus guttatus (Day, 1868)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Upeneus guttatus
[Two-tone goatfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Upeneus heemstra Uiblein & Gouws, 2014

Photo by Photo by Heemstra, P.C.
 
Upeneus heemstra
[Heemstra goatfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Upeneus heterospinus Uiblein & Pavlov, 2019

Photo by Photo by Pavlov, D.A.
 
Upeneus heterospinus
[Varied-spine goatfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Upeneus indicus Uiblein & Heemstra, 2010

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Upeneus indicus
[Tall-fin goatfish]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 12.3 cm SL
Upeneus itoui Yamashita, Golani & Motomura, 2011

Photo by Photo by Yamashita, Golani & Motomura, 2011
 
Upeneus itoui
[Oriental Goatfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 16.2 cm SL
Upeneus japonicus (Houttuyn, 1782)

Photo by Photo by Uiblein & Gledhill, 2014
 
Upeneus japonicus
[Japanese goatfish]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL
Upeneus lombok Uiblein & White, 2015

Photo by Photo by White, W.T.
 
Upeneus lombok
[Lombok goatfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 20 cm TL

 
Upeneus luzonius
[Dark-barred goatfish]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Upeneus margarethae Uiblein & Heemstra, 2010

Photo by Photo by Koch, R.J.
 
Upeneus margarethae
[Margaretha's goatfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Upeneus mascareinsis Fourmanoir & Guézé, 1967

Photo by Photo by Heemstra, P.C.
 
Upeneus mascareinsis
[Mascarene goatfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 22.5 cm TL
Upeneus moluccensis (Bleeker, 1855)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Upeneus moluccensis
[Goldband goatfish]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL
Upeneus mouthami Randall & Kulbicki, 2006

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Upeneus mouthami
[Moutham's goatfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Upeneus niebuhri Guézé, 1976

Photo by Photo by Bogorodsky, S.V.
 
Upeneus niebuhri
[Niebuhr’s goatfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 27 cm SL
Upeneus nigromarginatus Bos, 2014

Photo by Photo by Bos, A.R.
 
Upeneus nigromarginatus
[Black-margined goatfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Upeneus oligospilus Lachner, 1954

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Upeneus oligospilus
[Short-fin goatfish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Upeneus parvus Poey, 1852

Photo by Photo by Cox, C.D.
 
Upeneus parvus
[Dwarf goatfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Upeneus pori Ben-Tuvia & Golani, 1989

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Upeneus pori
[Por's goatfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Upeneus quadrilineatus Cheng & Wang, 1963

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Upeneus quadrilineatus
[Four-stripe goatfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10.1 cm SL
Upeneus randalli Uiblein & Heemstra, 2011

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Upeneus randalli
[]



Western Indian Ocean, Moz
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL
Upeneus saiab Uiblein & Lisher, 2013

Photo by Photo by Uiblein, F. & W.T. White
 
Upeneus saiab
[SAIAB goatfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11.7 cm SL
Upeneus seychellensis Uiblein & Heemstra, 2011

Photo by Photo by Alvheim, O.
 
Upeneus seychellensis
[Tailstripe goatfish]



Eastern Indian Ocean to W
Max. Length 10.3 cm SL
Upeneus spottocaudalis Uiblein & Gledhill, 2017

Photo by Photo by Uiblein, F.
 
Upeneus spottocaudalis
[Tailspot goatfish]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 13.1 cm SL
Upeneus stenopsis Uiblein & McGrouther, 2012

Photo by Photo by Hoese, D.F.
 
Upeneus stenopsis
[Narrow-tail goatfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL
Upeneus suahelicus Uiblein & Heemstra, 2010

Photo by Photo by Heemstra, P.C.
 
Upeneus suahelicus
[Swahili goatfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 24.1 cm SL
Upeneus subvittatus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Upeneus subvittatus
[Deep-water goatfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Upeneus sulphureus Cuvier, 1829

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Upeneus sulphureus
[Sulphur goatfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Upeneus sundaicus (Bleeker, 1855)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Upeneus sundaicus
[Ochrebanded goatfish]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Upeneus supravittatus Uiblein & Heemstra, 2010

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Upeneus supravittatus
[Long-fin goatfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 33 cm TL
Upeneus taeniopterus Cuvier, 1829

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Upeneus taeniopterus
[Finstripe goatfish]



Eastern Indian to West Pa
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Upeneus torres Uiblein & Gledhill, 2014

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Upeneus torres
[Torres goatfish]



Eastern Indian Ocean to W
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Upeneus tragula Richardson, 1846

Photo by Photo by Bailly, N.
 
Upeneus tragula
[Freckled goatfish]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Upeneus vanuatu Uiblein & Causse, 2013

Photo by Photo by Uiblein & Causse, 2013
 
Upeneus vanuatu
[Vanuatu goatfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Upeneus vittatus (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Upeneus vittatus
[Yellowstriped goatfish]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL
Upeneus willwhite Uiblein & Motomura, 2021

Photo by Photo by White, W.T.
 
Upeneus willwhite
[White’s goatfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Mulloidichthys ayliffe Indian mimic goatfish Western Indian Ocean 24.5 SL 2011
Mulloidichthys dentatus Mexican goatfish Eastern Central Pacific 31 TL 1862
Mulloidichthys flavolineatus Yellowstripe goatfish Indo-Pacific 43 TL 1801
Mulloidichthys martinicus Yellow goatfish Western Atlantic 44.8 TL 1829
Mulloidichthys mimicus Mimic goatfish Indo-Pacific 30 TL 1980
Mulloidichthys pfluegeri Orange goatfish Indo-Pacific 40 SL 1900
Mulloidichthys vanicolensis Yellowfin goatfish Indo-Pacific 38 TL 1831
Mullus argentinae Argentine goatfish Southwest Atlantic 30 TL 1933
Mullus auratus Red goatfish Western Atlantic 27 TL 1882
Mullus barbatus Red mullet Eastern Atlantic 38.2 TL 1758
Mullus ponticus Blunt-snouted mullet Black Sea and Sea of Azov 22 TL 1927
Mullus surmuletus Surmullet Eastern Atlantic 40 SL 1758
Parupeneus angulatus Western Indian Ocean 14.3 SL 2009
Parupeneus barberinoides Bicolor goatfish Western Pacific 30 TL 1852
Parupeneus barberinus Dash-and-dot goatfish Indo-Pacific 60 TL 1801
Parupeneus biaculeatus Pointed goatfish Northwest Pacific. 19 SL 1846
Parupeneus chrysonemus Yellow-threaded goatfish Eastern Central Pacific 19.6 SL 1903
Parupeneus chrysopleuron Yellow striped goatfish Indo-West Pacific 55 TL 1843
Parupeneus ciliatus Whitesaddle goatfish Indo-Pacific 38 TL 1802
Parupeneus crassilabris Indo-West Pacific 38 TL 1831
Parupeneus cyclostomus Gold-saddle goatfish Indo-Pacific 50 TL 1801
Parupeneus diagonalis Western Indian Ocean, Ré 16.5 SL 2004
Parupeneus forsskali Red Sea goatfish Indian Ocean 28 TL 1976
Parupeneus fraserorum Western Indian Ocean 22.3 SL 2009
Parupeneus heptacanthus Cinnabar goatfish Indo-West Pacific 36 TL 1802
Parupeneus inayatae Inayat’s goatfish Eastern Indian Ocean 150 SL 2018
Parupeneus indicus Indian goatfish Indo-Pacific 45 TL 1803
Parupeneus insularis Twosaddle goatfish Eastern Central Pacific 30 TL 2002
Parupeneus jansenii Jansen's goatfish Western Pacific 25 TL 1856
Parupeneus louise Central Pacific 23 SL 2004
Parupeneus macronemus Long-barbel goatfish Indo-West Pacific 40 TL 1801
Parupeneus margaritatus Pearly goatfish Western Indian Ocean 23 TL 1984
Parupeneus minys Western Indian Ocean 10.7 SL 2009
Parupeneus moffitti Western Pacific 23.5 SL 1993
Parupeneus multifasciatus Manybar goatfish Pacific Ocean 35 TL 1825
Parupeneus nansen Western Indian Ocean 13.9 SL 2009
Parupeneus orientalis Rapanui goatfish Southeast Pacfiic 24.9 SL 1933
Parupeneus pleurostigma Sidespot goatfish Indo-Pacific 33 TL 1831
Parupeneus porphyreus Eastern Central Pacific 51 TL 1903
Parupeneus posteli Western Indian Ocean 15.2 SL 1967
Parupeneus procerigena Western Indian Ocean 19.8 SL 2001
Parupeneus rubescens Rosy goatfish Indo-West Pacific 43 TL 1801
Parupeneus seychellensis Western Indian Ocean 23 SL 1963
Parupeneus sinai Western Indian Ocean 8.3 SL 2021
Parupeneus spilurus Blackspot goatfish Western Pacific 50 TL 1854
Parupeneus trifasciatus Doublebar goatfish Indian Ocean 35 TL 1801
Parupeneus williamsi Williams’s Goatfish Eastern Central Pacific 23.4 SL 2020
Pseudupeneus grandisquamis Bigscale goatfish Eastern Pacific 30 TL 1863
Pseudupeneus maculatus Spotted goatfish Western Atlantic 30 TL 1793
Pseudupeneus prayensis West African goatfish Western Mediterranean Sea 55 SL 1829
Upeneichthys lineatus Blue-striped mullet Southwest Pacific 40 FL 1801
Upeneichthys stotti Stott's goatfish Eastern Indian Ocean 17.9 TL 1990
Upeneichthys vlamingii Bluespotted goatfish Eastern Indian Ocean 35 TL 1829
Upeneus asymmetricus Asymmetrical goatfish Indo-West Pacific 30 TL 1954
Upeneus australiae Australian goatfish Eastern Indian Ocean and 16 SL 2002
Upeneus caudofasciatus Tailbar goatfish Western Pacific 12.5 SL 2019
Upeneus davidaromi Darom's goatfish Western Indian Ocean 24 SL 2001
Upeneus dimipavlov Pavlov’s goatfish Western Pacific 13.4 SL 2021
Upeneus doriae Gilded goatfish Western Indian Ocean 20 TL 1869
Upeneus elongatus Elongate goatfish Western Pacific 8.9 SL 2021
Upeneus farnis Farnis’ goatfish Western Pacific 14.1 SL 2017
Upeneus filifer Pennant goatfish Western Central Pacific. 1910
Upeneus floros Floros goatfish Southwest Indian Ocean 14.4 SL 2020
Upeneus francisi Francis' goatfish Southwest Pacific 7.2 SL 1992
Upeneus gubal Gubal goatfish Western Indian Ocean 8.7 SL 2019
Upeneus guttatus Two-tone goatfish Indo-West Pacific 16 SL 1868
Upeneus heemstra Heemstra goatfish Western Indian Ocean 15 SL 2014
Upeneus heterospinus Varied-spine goatfish Western Pacific 16 SL 2019
Upeneus indicus Tall-fin goatfish Western Indian Ocean 14 SL 2010
Upeneus itoui Oriental Goatfish Northwest Pacific 12.3 SL 2011
Upeneus japonicus Japanese goatfish Western Pacific 16.2 SL 1782
Upeneus lombok Lombok goatfish Eastern Indian Ocean 9.4 SL 2015
Upeneus luzonius Dark-barred goatfish Western Pacific 20 TL 1907
Upeneus margarethae Margaretha's goatfish Indian Ocean 11 SL 2010
Upeneus mascareinsis Mascarene goatfish Western Indian Ocean 18 SL 1967
Upeneus moluccensis Goldband goatfish Indo-West Pacific 22.5 TL 1855
Upeneus mouthami Moutham's goatfish Western Central Pacific 9.5 SL 2006
Upeneus niebuhri Niebuhr’s goatfish Western Indian Ocean 11 SL 1976
Upeneus nigromarginatus Black-margined goatfish Western Pacific 27 SL 2014
Upeneus oligospilus Short-fin goatfish Western Indian Ocean 17 SL 1954
Upeneus parvus Dwarf goatfish Western Atlantic 30 TL 1852
Upeneus pori Por's goatfish Western Indian Ocean 19 TL 1989
Upeneus quadrilineatus Four-stripe goatfish Indo-West Pacific 17 SL 1963
Upeneus randalli Western Indian Ocean 10.1 SL 2011
Upeneus saiab SAIAB goatfish Western Indian Ocean, Moz 10.2 SL 2013
Upeneus seychellensis Tailstripe goatfish Western Indian Ocean 11.7 SL 2011
Upeneus spottocaudalis Tailspot goatfish Eastern Indian Ocean to W 10.3 SL 2017
Upeneus stenopsis Narrow-tail goatfish Pacific Ocean 13.1 SL 2012
Upeneus suahelicus Swahili goatfish Western Indian Ocean 13.5 SL 2010
Upeneus subvittatus Deep-water goatfish Western Pacific 24.1 SL 1843
Upeneus sulphureus Sulphur goatfish Indo-West Pacific 23 TL 1829
Upeneus sundaicus Ochrebanded goatfish Indo-West Pacific 22 TL 1855
Upeneus supravittatus Long-fin goatfish Eastern Indian Ocean 14 SL 2010
Upeneus taeniopterus Finstripe goatfish Indo-Pacific 33 TL 1829
Upeneus torres Torres goatfish Eastern Indian to West Pa 10 SL 2014
Upeneus tragula Freckled goatfish Eastern Indian Ocean to W 25 TL 1846
Upeneus vanuatu Vanuatu goatfish Pacific Ocean 10 SL 2013
Upeneus vittatus Yellowstriped goatfish Indo-Pacific 28 TL 1775
Upeneus willwhite White’s goatfish Eastern Indian Ocean 9.2 SL 2021



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Identification by morphometrics
Identification by pictures:
          If you already know the Family, go to Search FishBase, select Family and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the family.

          If you already know the Country, go to
Search FishBase, select Country and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the country.

          If you already know the Ecosystem, go to
Search FishBase, select Ecosystem and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the ecosystem.
cfm script by eagbayani, 30.11.04, ,  php script by cmilitante, 05/11/2010 ,  last modified by cmilitante, 14/03/2013