Thicklipped goatfish


  • Usually occurs singly.


  • 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)

Maximum Length: 38 cm (Total Length)