Taxon profile


Flame Goatfish
Mulloidichthys vanicolensis (Valenciennes, 1831)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Mullidae - goatfishes »  genus Mulloidichthys

Scientific synonyms

Mulloides erythrinus Klunzinger, 1884
Mulloides ruber C. B. Klunzinger, 1870
Mulloides vanicolensis (Valenciennes, 1831)
Mulloidichtys vanicolensis (Valenciennes, 1831)
Pseudopeneus vanicolensis (Valenciennes, 1831)
Pseudupeneus vanicolensis (Valenciennes, 1831)
Upeneus vanicolensis Valenciennes, 1831

Other names

= Gold-striped Goatfish
= Golden Banded Goatfish
= Goldenstripe Goatfish
= Red Goatfish
= Red Weke
= Vanikolo Goatfish
= Weke-'ula
= Yellow Fin Goatfish
= Yellow Goatfish
= Yellow-stripe Goatfish
= Yellowfin Goatfish


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Similar species

Mulloidichthys flavolineatus (Lacépède, 1801) - Pallid Goatfish

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/16840]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Mulloidichthys vanicolensis (Valenciennes, 1831)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [5984]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []

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