Bicolour Goatfish (species: Parupeneus barberinoides) in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Parupeneus barberinoides
Bicolour Goatfish

©Sue Churchill: Parupeneus barberinoides at Ribbon Reef Number 9.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Mullidae
Genus Parupeneus
Species Parupeneus barberinoides



Distinguishing features

Unmistakeable colour pattern as shown.


  • Up to 25 cm (length according to Allen and Erdmann, 2012)

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Local abundance

  • Lizard Island: Extremely rare at Lizard Island.

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