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Thicklipped goatfish

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Thicklipped goatfish

Characteristics

  • Usually occurs singly.

Description

  • Body white, yellow or purple.
  • A pair of large black blotches on body: one below first dorsal fin origin, and another below second dorsal fin.
  • A black blotch around eye.

Common Name: Thicklipped goatfish

Family Common Name: Goatfishes

Family: Mullidae

Scientific Name: Parupeneus crassilabris ___(Valenciennes, 1831)

Genus: Parupeneus

Maximum Length: 38 cm (Total Length)