Yellowstripe Goatfish (species: Mulloidichthys flavolineatus) in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Mulloidichthys flavolineatus
Yellowstripe Goatfish

©Anne Hoggett: Mulloidichthys flavolineatus off Turtle Beach, Lizard Island.

©Andy Lewis

©Rick Stuart-Smith: Mulloidichthys flavolineatus without a yellow stripe, Lizard Island area.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Mullidae
Genus Mulloidichthys
Species Mulloidichthys flavolineatus



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 38 cm (Length of specimen)

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Caley, M.J. (1991). Mechanisms of coexistence in communities of coral-reef fishes, Ph.D. thesis, University of Sydney. LIRS catalog number 307.
  • Caley, M.J. (1995). Reef fish community structure and dynamics: in interaction between local and larger-scale processes? Marine Ecology Progress Series, 129: 19-29. LIRS catalog number 448.
  • Caley, M.J. and J. St John (1996). Refuge availability structures assemblages of tropical reef fishes, Journal of Animal Ecology, 65: 414-428. LIRS catalog number 458.
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