- A study from Vietnam reported that most individuals sexually matured at 1-year old.
- Body colour variable, from light grey to light reddish brown or light purple.
- Tail yellow to pink with fine blue lines.
- Vertical dark bars on each side of the body, which may become paler with growth.
- A dark blotch behind the eyes, sometimes also visible in front of eyes.
Common Name: Manybar goatfish
Family Common Name: Goatfishes
Scientific Name: Parupeneus multifasciatus ___(Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
Maximum Length: 35 cm (Total Length)