Taxon profile


Bighead Goatfish
Parupeneus heptacanthus (Lacépède, 1802)

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

Scientific synonyms

Parupeneus cinnabarinus (Cuvier, 1829)
Parupeneus pleurospilos (Bleeker, 1853)
Parupeneus pleurospilus (Bleeker, 1853)
Pseudupeneus heptacanthus (Lacépède, 1802)
Pseudupeneus pleurospilos (Bleeker, 1853)
Pseudupeneus pleurospilus (Bleeker, 1853)
Pseudupeneus seychellensis Smith & Smith, 1963
Pseudupeneus xanthopurpureus Fourmanoir, 1957
Sciaena heptacantha Lacépède, 1802
Upeneus cinnabarinus Cuvier, 1829

Other names

= Cinnabar Goatfish
= Redspot Goatfish

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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/20120]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Parupeneus heptacanthus (Lacepède, 1802)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [5991]

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

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