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Family: Haemulidae Grunts



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Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Anisotremus caesius (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)

Photo by Photo by Munson, L.
 
Anisotremus caesius
[Silvergrey grunt]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 58 cm TL
Anisotremus davidsonii (Steindachner, 1876)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Anisotremus davidsonii
[Xantic sargo]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 51 cm TL
Anisotremus interruptus (Gill, 1862)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Anisotremus interruptus
[Burrito grunt]



West Atlantic
Max. Length 15.1 cm SL
Anisotremus moricandi (Ranzani, 1842)

Photo by Photo by Bertoncini, A.A.
 
Anisotremus moricandi
[Brownstriped grunt]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Anisotremus scapularis (Tschudi, 1846)

Photo by Photo by Béarez, P.
 
Anisotremus scapularis
[Peruvian grunt]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 76 cm TL
Anisotremus surinamensis (Bloch, 1791)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Anisotremus surinamensis
[Black margate]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 31 cm TL
Anisotremus taeniatus Gill, 1861

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Anisotremus taeniatus
[Panama porkfish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 40.6 cm TL
Anisotremus virginicus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Bertoncini, A.A.
 
Anisotremus virginicus
[Porkfish]



Southwest Atlantic.
Max. Length 19.2 cm NG
Boridia grossidens Cuvier, 1830

Photo by Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Boridia grossidens
[Borriqueta porgy]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Brachydeuterus auritus (Valenciennes, 1832)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Brachydeuterus auritus
[Bigeye grunt]



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Conodon macrops Hildebrand, 1946

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Conodon macrops
[Lemoneye grunt]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 33.6 cm TL
Conodon nobilis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Conodon nobilis
[Barred grunt]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 34 cm TL
Conodon serrifer Jordan & Gilbert, 1882

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Conodon serrifer
[Armed grunt]
No picture found

Max. Length 100 cm SL

 
Diagramma centurio
[Sailfin rubberlip]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Diagramma labiosum Macleay, 1883

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Diagramma labiosum
[]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm SL
Diagramma melanacrum Johnson & Randall, 2001

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Diagramma melanacrum
[Blackfin slatey]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm FL
Diagramma pictum (Thunberg, 1792)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Diagramma pictum
[Painted sweetlips]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 33.5 cm SL
Diagramma punctatum Cuvier, 1830

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Diagramma punctatum
[]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Emmelichthyops atlanticus Schultz, 1945

Photo by Photo by Ramjohn, D.D.
 
Emmelichthyops atlanticus
[Bonnetmouth]



Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 12.6 cm
Genyatremus cavifrons (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Rotundo, M.M.
 
Genyatremus cavifrons
[]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Genyatremus dovii (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Genyatremus dovii
[Spotted head sargo]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 37 cm TL
Genyatremus luteus (Bloch, 1790)

Photo by Photo by Nunes, J.L.S.
 
Genyatremus luteus
[Torroto grunt]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Genyatremus pacifici (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Genyatremus pacifici
[Carruco sargo]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 79 cm TL
Haemulon album Cuvier, 1830

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Haemulon album
[White margate]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Haemulon aurolineatum Cuvier, 1830

Photo by Photo by Bertoncini, A.A.
 
Haemulon aurolineatum
[Tomtate grunt]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Haemulon bonariense Cuvier, 1830

Photo by Photo by Albernas, J.I.H.
 
Haemulon bonariense
[Black grunt]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Haemulon boschmae (Metzelaar, 1919)

Photo by Photo by JAMARC
 
Haemulon boschmae
[Bronzestripe grunt]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Haemulon californiensis (Steindachner, 1876)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Haemulon californiensis
[Californian salema]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 36 cm TL
Haemulon carbonarium Poey, 1860

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Haemulon carbonarium
[Caesar grunt]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Haemulon chrysargyreum Günther, 1859

Photo by Photo by Floeter, S.R.
 
Haemulon chrysargyreum
[Smallmouth grunt]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 42 cm TL
Haemulon flaviguttatum Gill, 1862

Photo by Photo by Munson, L.
 
Haemulon flaviguttatum
[Yellowspotted grunt]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Haemulon flavolineatum (Desmarest, 1823)

Photo by Photo by Estrada Anaya, R.A.
 
Haemulon flavolineatum
[French grunt]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 43 cm TL
Haemulon macrostomum Günther, 1859

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Haemulon macrostomum
[Spanish grunt]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Haemulon maculicauda (Gill, 1862)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Haemulon maculicauda
[Spottail grunt]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 33 cm TL
Haemulon melanurum (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Johnson, L.
 
Haemulon melanurum
[Cottonwick grunt]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 41.2 cm TL
Haemulon parra (Desmarest, 1823)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Haemulon parra
[Sailor's grunt]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 53 cm TL
Haemulon plumierii (Lacepède, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Stadler, B.
 
Haemulon plumierii
[White grunt]
No picture found


 
Haemulon schrankii
[]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Haemulon sciurus (Shaw, 1803)

Photo by Photo by Valkenier - Pope, C.
 
Haemulon sciurus
[Bluestriped grunt]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Haemulon scudderii Gill, 1862

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Haemulon scudderii
[Grey grunt]
No picture found


 
Haemulon serrula
[]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 71 cm TL
Haemulon sexfasciatum Gill, 1862

Photo by Photo by Béarez, P.
 
Haemulon sexfasciatum
[Greybar grunt]



Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL
Haemulon squamipinna Rocha & Rosa, 1999

Photo by Photo by Bertoncini, A.A.
 
Haemulon squamipinna
[]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Haemulon steindachneri (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Haemulon steindachneri
[Chere-chere grunt]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Haemulon striatum (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Haemulon striatum
[Striped grunt]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Haemulon vittatum (Poey, 1860)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Haemulon vittatum
[Boga]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Haemulopsis axillaris (Steindachner, 1869)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Haemulopsis axillaris
[Yellowstripe grunt]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Haemulopsis corvinaeformis (Steindachner, 1868)

Photo by Photo by Barbosa, J.M./M. Deda
 
Haemulopsis corvinaeformis
[Roughneck grunt]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Haemulopsis elongatus (Steindachner, 1879)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Haemulopsis elongatus
[Elongate grunt]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 45.7 cm TL
Haemulopsis leuciscus (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Haemulopsis leuciscus
[Raucous grunt]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Haemulopsis nitidus (Steindachner, 1869)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Haemulopsis nitidus
[Shining grunt]



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Isacia conceptionis (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Eakins, R.
 
Isacia conceptionis
[Cabinza grunt]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Microlepidotus brevipinnis (Steindachner, 1869)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Microlepidotus brevipinnis
[Humpback grunt]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Microlepidotus inornatus Gill, 1862

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Microlepidotus inornatus
[Wavyline grunt]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Orthopristis cantharinus (Jenyns, 1840)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Orthopristis cantharinus
[Sheephead grunt]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Orthopristis chalceus (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Orthopristis chalceus
[Brassy grunt]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 46 cm SL
Orthopristis chrysoptera (Linnaeus, 1766)

Photo by Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Orthopristis chrysoptera
[Pigfish]



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 30.5 cm SL
Orthopristis forbesi Jordan & Starks, 1897

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Orthopristis forbesi
[]



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 23.8 cm SL
Orthopristis lethopristis Jordan & Fesler, 1889

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Orthopristis lethopristis
[Scalyfin grunt]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 29.8 cm FL
Orthopristis reddingi Jordan & Richardson, 1895

Photo by Photo by Amezcua Linares, F.
 
Orthopristis reddingi
[Bronze-striped grunt]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Orthopristis ruber (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Pereyra, A.
 
Orthopristis ruber
[Corocoro grunt]



Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Parakuhlia macrophthalmus (Osório, 1893)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Parakuhlia macrophthalmus
[Dara]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 37.5 cm TL
Parapristipoma humile (Bowdich, 1825)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Parapristipoma humile
[Guinean grunt]
No picture found

Max. Length 40 cm

 
Parapristipoma macrops
[]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Parapristipoma octolineatum (Valenciennes, 1833)

Photo by Photo by Hernández-González, C.L.
 
Parapristipoma octolineatum
[African striped grunt]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Parapristipoma trilineatum (Thunberg, 1793)

Photo by Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Parapristipoma trilineatum
[Chicken grunt]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm SL
Plectorhinchus albovittatus (Rüppell, 1838)

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Plectorhinchus albovittatus
[Two-striped sweetlips]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Plectorhinchus caeruleonothus Johnson & Wilmer, 2015

Photo by Photo by Bright, B.
 
Plectorhinchus caeruleonothus
[Blue bastard]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 44 cm TL
Plectorhinchus ceylonensis (Smith, 1956)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Plectorhinchus ceylonensis
[Sri Lanka sweetlips]



Indo_West Pacific
Max. Length 72 cm TL
Plectorhinchus chaetodonoides Lacepède, 1801

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plectorhinchus chaetodonoides
[Harlequin sweetlips]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 41 cm SL
Plectorhinchus chrysotaenia (Bleeker, 1855)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Plectorhinchus chrysotaenia
[Yellow-striped sweetlips]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Plectorhinchus chubbi (Regan, 1919)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plectorhinchus chubbi
[Dusky rubberlip]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Plectorhinchus cinctus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plectorhinchus cinctus
[Crescent sweetlips]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Plectorhinchus diagrammus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plectorhinchus diagrammus
[Striped sweetlips]
No picture found


 
Plectorhinchus faetela
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Plectorhinchus flavomaculatus (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Plectorhinchus flavomaculatus
[Lemonfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Plectorhinchus gaterinus (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Hermosa, Jr., G.V.
 
Plectorhinchus gaterinus
[Blackspotted rubberlip]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Plectorhinchus gibbosus (Lacepède, 1802)

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Plectorhinchus gibbosus
[Harry hotlips]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Plectorhinchus lessonii (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plectorhinchus lessonii
[Lesson's thicklip]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 72 cm TL
Plectorhinchus lineatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Plectorhinchus lineatus
[Yellowbanded sweetlips]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Plectorhinchus macrolepis (Boulenger, 1899)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Plectorhinchus macrolepis
[Biglip grunt]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 28.5 cm SL
Plectorhinchus macrospilus Satapoomin & Randall, 2000

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plectorhinchus macrospilus
[Largespot sweetlips]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 80 cm SL
Plectorhinchus mediterraneus (Guichenot, 1850)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Plectorhinchus mediterraneus
[Rubberlip grunt]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Plectorhinchus multivittatus (Macleay, 1878)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Plectorhinchus multivittatus
[Many-lined sweetlips]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Plectorhinchus obscurus (Günther, 1872)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plectorhinchus obscurus
[Giant sweetlips]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Plectorhinchus paulayi Steindachner, 1895

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Plectorhinchus paulayi
[Zebra sweetlip]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 83 cm TL
Plectorhinchus pictus (Tortonese, 1936)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plectorhinchus pictus
[Trout sweetlips]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 84 cm TL
Plectorhinchus picus (Cuvier, 1828)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Plectorhinchus picus
[Painted sweetlip]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Plectorhinchus plagiodesmus Fowler, 1935

Photo by Photo by Tyler, E.
 
Plectorhinchus plagiodesmus
[Barred rubberlip]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Plectorhinchus playfairi (Pellegrin, 1914)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plectorhinchus playfairi
[Whitebarred rubberlip]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Plectorhinchus polytaenia (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plectorhinchus polytaenia
[Ribboned sweetlips]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Plectorhinchus schotaf (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plectorhinchus schotaf
[Minstrel sweetlips]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Plectorhinchus sordidus (Klunzinger, 1870)

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Plectorhinchus sordidus
[Sordid rubberlip]
No picture found


 
Plectorhinchus umbrinus
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 72 cm SL
Plectorhinchus vittatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Plectorhinchus vittatus
[Indian Ocean oriental sweetlips]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 27 cm TL
Pomadasys aheneus McKay & Randall, 1995

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomadasys aheneus
[Yellowback grunt]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15.4 cm TL
Pomadasys andamanensis McKay & Satapoomin, 1994

Photo by Photo by Satapoomin, U.
 
Pomadasys andamanensis
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Pomadasys argenteus (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Hermosa, Jr., G.V.
 
Pomadasys argenteus
[Silver grunt]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Pomadasys argyreus (Valenciennes, 1833)

Photo by Photo by Hasan, M.E.
 
Pomadasys argyreus
[Bluecheek silver grunt]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 52 cm TL
Pomadasys auritus (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Chua, E.
 
Pomadasys auritus
[Longhead grunt]



Central and South America
Max. Length 51 cm TL
Pomadasys bayanus Jordan & Evermann, 1898

Photo by Photo by Laaz, E.
 
Pomadasys bayanus
[Purplemouth grunt]
No picture found


 
Pomadasys bipunctatus
[]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Pomadasys branickii (Steindachner, 1879)

Photo by Photo by Amezcua Linares, F.
 
Pomadasys branickii
[Sand grunt]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Pomadasys commersonnii (Lacepède, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomadasys commersonnii
[Smallspotted grunter]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Pomadasys crocro (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Pomadasys crocro
[Burro grunt]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Pomadasys empherus Bussing, 1993

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Pomadasys empherus
[Bigspine grunt]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm FL
Pomadasys furcatus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomadasys furcatus
[Banded grunter]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Pomadasys guoraca (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomadasys guoraca
[]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 53.5 cm TL
Pomadasys incisus (Bowdich, 1825)

Photo by Photo by Hernández-González, C.L.
 
Pomadasys incisus
[Bastard grunt]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Pomadasys jubelini (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Freitas, R.
 
Pomadasys jubelini
[Sompat grunt]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Pomadasys kaakan (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Khan, M.M.
 
Pomadasys kaakan
[Javelin grunter]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Pomadasys laurentino (Smith, 1953)

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Pomadasys laurentino
[Manylined grunter]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 37 cm TL
Pomadasys macracanthus (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Pomadasys macracanthus
[Longspine grunt]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 59.3 cm TL
Pomadasys maculatus (Bloch, 1793)

Photo by Photo by Bogorodsky, S.V.
 
Pomadasys maculatus
[Saddle grunt]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 76 cm TL
Pomadasys multimaculatus (Playfair, 1867)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Pomadasys multimaculatus
[Cock grunter]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Pomadasys olivaceus (Day, 1875)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomadasys olivaceus
[Olive grunt]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 39 cm TL
Pomadasys panamensis (Steindachner, 1876)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Pomadasys panamensis
[Panama grunt]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 36 cm TL
Pomadasys perotaei (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Pomadasys perotaei
[Parrot grunt]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Pomadasys punctulatus (Rüppell, 1838)

Photo by Photo by Jawad, L.A.; Al-Badri, M.E.; Fricke, R.
 
Pomadasys punctulatus
[Lined grunt]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 12.3 cm SL
Pomadasys quadrilineatus Shen & Lin, 1984

Photo by Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Pomadasys quadrilineatus
[Yellow-lined grunter]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Pomadasys ramosus (Poey, 1860)

Photo by Photo by Macieira, R.M.
 
Pomadasys ramosus
[]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Pomadasys rogerii (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Clua, E.
 
Pomadasys rogerii
[Pigsnout grunt]
No picture found


 
Pomadasys schyrii
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Pomadasys striatus (Gilchrist & Thompson, 1908)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomadasys striatus
[Striped grunter]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Pomadasys stridens (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomadasys stridens
[Striped piggy]
No picture found

Max. Length 40 cm TL

 
Pomadasys suillus
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Pomadasys taeniatus McKay & Randall, 1995

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Pomadasys taeniatus
[Bronzestriped grunt]



Western Pacific

Pomadasys trifasciatus Fowler, 1937

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Pomadasys trifasciatus
[Black-ear javelin]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 19 cm SL
Pomadasys unimaculatus Tian, 1982

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Pomadasys unimaculatus
[Red patched grunter]



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Xenichthys agassizii Steindachner, 1876

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Xenichthys agassizii
[]
No picture found


 
Xenichthys rupestris
[]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 24 cm TL
Xenichthys xanti Gill, 1863

Photo by Photo by Amezcua Linares, F.
 
Xenichthys xanti
[Longfin salema]
No picture found


 
Xenistius peruanus
[]



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Xenocys jessiae Jordan & Bollman, 1890

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Xenocys jessiae
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Anisotremus caesius Silvergrey grunt Eastern Pacific 30 TL 1882
Anisotremus davidsonii Xantic sargo Eastern Central Pacific 58 TL 1876
Anisotremus interruptus Burrito grunt Eastern Pacific 51 TL 1862
Anisotremus moricandi Brownstriped grunt West Atlantic 15.1 SL 1842
Anisotremus scapularis Peruvian grunt Eastern Pacific 40 TL 1846
Anisotremus surinamensis Black margate Western Atlantic 76 TL 1791
Anisotremus taeniatus Panama porkfish Eastern Pacific 31 TL 1861
Anisotremus virginicus Porkfish Western Atlantic 40.6 TL 1758
Boridia grossidens Borriqueta porgy Southwest Atlantic. 19.2 NG 1830
Brachydeuterus auritus Bigeye grunt Eastern Atlantic 30 TL 1832
Conodon macrops Lemoneye grunt Southeast Pacific 30 TL 1946
Conodon nobilis Barred grunt Western Atlantic 33.6 TL 1758
Conodon serrifer Armed grunt Eastern Pacific 34 TL 1882
Diagramma centurio Sailfin rubberlip Western Indian Ocean 100 SL 1830
Diagramma labiosum Indo-West Pacific 90 TL 1883
Diagramma melanacrum Blackfin slatey Western Central Pacific 45 SL 2001
Diagramma pictum Painted sweetlips Indo-West Pacific 100 FL 1792
Diagramma punctatum Indo-West Pacific 33.5 SL 1830
Emmelichthyops atlanticus Bonnetmouth Western Atlantic 13 TL 1945
Genyatremus cavifrons Southwest Atlantic 12.6 1830
Genyatremus dovii Spotted head sargo Eastern Pacific 45 TL 1864
Genyatremus luteus Torroto grunt Western Atlantic 37 TL 1790
Genyatremus pacifici Carruco sargo Eastern Pacific 35 TL 1864
Haemulon album White margate Western Atlantic 79 TL 1830
Haemulon aurolineatum Tomtate grunt Western Atlantic 25 TL 1830
Haemulon bonariense Black grunt Western Atlantic 40 TL 1830
Haemulon boschmae Bronzestripe grunt Western Atlantic 19 TL 1919
Haemulon californiensis Californian salema Eastern Pacific 30 TL 1876
Haemulon carbonarium Caesar grunt Western Atlantic 36 TL 1860
Haemulon chrysargyreum Smallmouth grunt Western Atlantic 23 TL 1859
Haemulon flaviguttatum Yellowspotted grunt Eastern Pacific 42 TL 1862
Haemulon flavolineatum French grunt Western Atlantic 30 TL 1823
Haemulon macrostomum Spanish grunt Western Atlantic 43 TL 1859
Haemulon maculicauda Spottail grunt Eastern Pacific 30 TL 1862
Haemulon melanurum Cottonwick grunt Western Atlantic 33 TL 1758
Haemulon parra Sailor's grunt Western Atlantic 41.2 TL 1823
Haemulon plumierii White grunt Western Atlantic 53 TL 1801
Haemulon schrankii Southwest Atlantic 1831
Haemulon sciurus Bluestriped grunt Western Atlantic 46 TL 1803
Haemulon scudderii Grey grunt Eastern Pacific 35 TL 1862
Haemulon serrula Western Central Atlantic 1830
Haemulon sexfasciatum Greybar grunt Eastern Central Pacific 71 TL 1862
Haemulon squamipinna Southwest Atlantic 11.5 SL 1999
Haemulon steindachneri Chere-chere grunt Western Atlantic 30 TL 1882
Haemulon striatum Striped grunt Western Atlantic 28 TL 1758
Haemulon vittatum Boga Western Atlantic 23 TL 1860
Haemulopsis axillaris Yellowstripe grunt Eastern Central Pacific 30 TL 1869
Haemulopsis corvinaeformis Roughneck grunt Western Atlantic 25 TL 1868
Haemulopsis elongatus Elongate grunt Eastern Central Pacific 30 TL 1879
Haemulopsis leuciscus Raucous grunt Eastern Pacific 45.7 TL 1864
Haemulopsis nitidus Shining grunt Eastern Pacific 30 TL 1869
Isacia conceptionis Cabinza grunt Southeast Pacific 60 TL 1830
Microlepidotus brevipinnis Humpback grunt Eastern Central Pacific 40 TL 1869
Microlepidotus inornatus Wavyline grunt Eastern Central Pacific 45 TL 1862
Orthopristis cantharinus Sheephead grunt Eastern Central Pacific 38 TL 1840
Orthopristis chalceus Brassy grunt Eastern Pacific 45 TL 1864
Orthopristis chrysoptera Pigfish Western Atlantic 46 SL 1766
Orthopristis forbesi Southeast Pacific 30.5 SL 1897
Orthopristis lethopristis Scalyfin grunt Southeast Pacific 23.8 SL 1889
Orthopristis reddingi Bronze-striped grunt Eastern Central Pacific 29.8 FL 1895
Orthopristis ruber Corocoro grunt Western Atlantic 40 TL 1830
Parakuhlia macrophthalmus Dara Eastern Central Atlantic 20 TL 1893
Parapristipoma humile Guinean grunt Eastern Atlantic 37.5 TL 1825
Parapristipoma macrops Eastern Atlantic 40 1912
Parapristipoma octolineatum African striped grunt Eastern Atlantic 50 SL 1833
Parapristipoma trilineatum Chicken grunt Indo-West Pacific 40 SL 1793
Plectorhinchus albovittatus Two-striped sweetlips Indo-West Pacific 100 SL 1838
Plectorhinchus caeruleonothus Blue bastard Southwest Pacific 100 TL 2015
Plectorhinchus ceylonensis Sri Lanka sweetlips Indian Ocean 44 TL 1956
Plectorhinchus chaetodonoides Harlequin sweetlips Indo_West Pacific 72 TL 1801
Plectorhinchus chrysotaenia Yellow-striped sweetlips Western Pacific 41 SL 1855
Plectorhinchus chubbi Dusky rubberlip Indo-West Pacific 75 TL 1919
Plectorhinchus cinctus Crescent sweetlips Indo-West Pacific 60 TL 1843
Plectorhinchus diagrammus Striped sweetlips Western Pacific 40 TL 1758
Plectorhinchus faetela Western Indian Ocean 1775
Plectorhinchus flavomaculatus Lemonfish Indo-West Pacific 60 TL 1830
Plectorhinchus gaterinus Blackspotted rubberlip Western Indian Ocean 50 TL 1775
Plectorhinchus gibbosus Harry hotlips Indo-West Pacific 75 TL 1802
Plectorhinchus lessonii Lesson's thicklip Western Pacific 40 TL 1830
Plectorhinchus lineatus Yellowbanded sweetlips Western Pacific 72 TL 1758
Plectorhinchus macrolepis Biglip grunt Eastern Atlantic 45 TL 1899
Plectorhinchus macrospilus Largespot sweetlips Eastern Indian Ocean 28.5 SL 2000
Plectorhinchus mediterraneus Rubberlip grunt Eastern Atlantic 80 SL 1850
Plectorhinchus multivittatus Many-lined sweetlips Western Pacific 50 TL 1878
Plectorhinchus obscurus Giant sweetlips Indo-Pacific 100 TL 1872
Plectorhinchus paulayi Zebra sweetlip Western Indian Ocean 45 TL 1895
Plectorhinchus pictus Trout sweetlips Indo-West Pacific 83 TL 1936
Plectorhinchus picus Painted sweetlip Indo-Pacific 84 TL 1828
Plectorhinchus plagiodesmus Barred rubberlip Western Indian Ocean 90 TL 1935
Plectorhinchus playfairi Whitebarred rubberlip Western Indian Ocean 90 TL 1914
Plectorhinchus polytaenia Ribboned sweetlips Indo-West Pacific 50 TL 1853
Plectorhinchus schotaf Minstrel sweetlips Indo-West Pacific 80 TL 1775
Plectorhinchus sordidus Sordid rubberlip Western Indian Ocean 60 TL 1870
Plectorhinchus umbrinus Western Indian Ocean 1870
Plectorhinchus vittatus Indian Ocean oriental sweetlips Indo-West Pacific 72 SL 1758
Pomadasys aheneus Yellowback grunt Western Indian Ocean 27 TL 1995
Pomadasys andamanensis Eastern Indian Ocean 15.4 TL 1994
Pomadasys argenteus Silver grunt Indo-West Pacific 70 TL 1775
Pomadasys argyreus Bluecheek silver grunt Indo-West Pacific 40 TL 1833
Pomadasys auritus Longhead grunt Western Pacific 52 TL 1830
Pomadasys bayanus Purplemouth grunt Central and South America 51 TL 1898
Pomadasys bipunctatus Southeast Pacific 1898
Pomadasys branickii Sand grunt Eastern Pacific 30 TL 1879
Pomadasys commersonnii Smallspotted grunter Western Indian Ocean 80 TL 1801
Pomadasys crocro Burro grunt Western Atlantic 38 TL 1830
Pomadasys empherus Bigspine grunt Eastern Central Pacific 21 TL 1993
Pomadasys furcatus Banded grunter Indo-West Pacific 50 FL 1801
Pomadasys guoraca Indo-Pacific 46 TL 1829
Pomadasys incisus Bastard grunt Eastern Atlantic 53.5 TL 1825
Pomadasys jubelini Sompat grunt Eastern Atlantic 60 TL 1830
Pomadasys kaakan Javelin grunter Indo-West Pacific 80 TL 1830
Pomadasys laurentino Manylined grunter Western Indian Ocean 18 TL 1953
Pomadasys macracanthus Longspine grunt Eastern Pacific 37 TL 1864
Pomadasys maculatus Saddle grunt Indo-West Pacific 59.3 TL 1793
Pomadasys multimaculatus Cock grunter Indian Ocean 76 TL 1867
Pomadasys olivaceus Olive grunt Southeast Atlantic 55 TL 1875
Pomadasys panamensis Panama grunt Eastern Pacific 39 TL 1876
Pomadasys perotaei Parrot grunt Eastern Atlantic 36 TL 1830
Pomadasys punctulatus Lined grunt Western Indian Ocean 30 TL 1838
Pomadasys quadrilineatus Yellow-lined grunter Northwest Pacific 12.3 SL 1984
Pomadasys ramosus Western Atlantic 35 TL 1860
Pomadasys rogerii Pigsnout grunt Eastern Atlantic 60 TL 1830
Pomadasys schyrii Southeast Pacific 1900
Pomadasys striatus Striped grunter Western Indian Ocean 22 TL 1908
Pomadasys stridens Striped piggy Indian Ocean 20 TL 1775
Pomadasys suillus Eastern Atlantic 40 TL 1833
Pomadasys taeniatus Bronzestriped grunt Western Indian Ocean 25 TL 1995
Pomadasys trifasciatus Black-ear javelin Western Pacific 1937
Pomadasys unimaculatus Red patched grunter Western Pacific 19 SL 1982
Xenichthys agassizii Southeast Pacific 20 TL 1876
Xenichthys rupestris Southeast Pacific 1946
Xenichthys xanti Longfin salema Eastern Pacific 24 TL 1863
Xenistius peruanus Southeast Pacific 1946
Xenocys jessiae Southeast Pacific 30 TL 1890



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