Taxon profile


Blue Goatfish
Parupeneus cyclostomus (Lacépède, 1801)

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

Scientific synonyms

Mullus chryserydros Lacépède, 1801
Mullus cyclostomus Lacépède, 1801
Mullus microps Bliss, 1883
Mullus radiatus Shaw, 1803
Parapeneus luteus (Valenciennes, 1831)
Parupenaeus cyclostomus (Lacépède, 1801)
Parupeneus chryserydros (Lacépède, 1801)
Parupeneus luteus (Valenciennes, 1831)
Parupeneus lutues (Valenciennes, 1831)
Parupeneus xanthospilurus Bleeker, 1875

Other names

= Blue Kumu
= Bright-saddled Goatfish
= Gold-saddle Goatfish
= Goldsaddle Goatfish
= Moano Kea
= Yellow Goatfish
= Yellow Saddle Goatfish
= Yellow-saddle Goatfish
= Yellowsaddle Goatfish


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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/20117]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Parupeneus cyclostomus (Lacepède, 1801)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [5990]

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

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