Chicken grunt


Often recorded in schools. Schools composed of hundreds of individuals have been recorded in Hong Kong.


  • Body light olive brown with pale stripes in adults
  • In juveniles, there are 2 to 3 horizontal stripes on body.

Common Name: Chicken grunt

Family Common Name: Sweetlips

Scientific Name: Parapristipoma trilineatum___(Thunberg, 1793)

Maximum Length: 40 cm (Standard Length)