Parupeneus barberinoides

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Parupeneus barberinoides
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Mullidae
Genus: Parupeneus
Species: P. barberinoides
Binomial name
Parupeneus barberinoides
(Bleeker, 1852)
  • Upeneus barberinoides Bleeker, 1852
  • Pseudopeneus barberinoides (Bleeker, 1852)

Parupeneus barberinoides, the bicolor goatfish, is a species of goatfish native to the western Pacific Ocean. An inhabitant of coral reefs, it can be found at depths of from 1 to 40 metres (3.3 to 131.2 ft). This species can reach a length of 30 centimetres (12 in) TL though most are only around 20 centimetres (7.9 in). This is a commercially important species and can also be found in the aquarium trade.[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Parupeneus barberinoides" in FishBase. December 2013 version.