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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Centrarchiformes
Family: Latridae Trumpeters

Genus: Goniistius

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Max. Length 27.4 cm SL

 
Goniistius francisi
[Blacktip morwong]



Eastern Indian Ocean and
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Goniistius gibbosus (Richardson, 1841)

Photo by Photo by Chester, J.
 
Goniistius gibbosus
[Magpie morwong]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 43 cm TL
Goniistius plessisi (Randall, 1983)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Goniistius plessisi
[Plessis' morwong]



Pacific Ocean.
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Goniistius quadricornis (Günther, 1860)

Photo by Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Goniistius quadricornis
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Eastern Indian Ocean

Goniistius rubrolabiatus (Allen & Heemstra, 1976)

Photo by Photo by Good, P.
 
Goniistius rubrolabiatus
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Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Goniistius vestitus (Castelnau, 1879)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Goniistius vestitus
[Crested morwong]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 41 cm TL
Goniistius vittatus (Garrett, 1864)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Goniistius vittatus
[Hawaiian morwong]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 22.1 cm SL
Goniistius zebra (Döderlein, 1883)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Goniistius zebra
[Redlip morwong]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Goniistius zonatus (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Goniistius zonatus
[Spottedtail morwong]



9 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Goniistius francisi Blacktip morwong Pacific 27.4 SL 2004
Goniistius gibbosus Magpie morwong Eastern Indian Ocean and 30 TL 1841
Goniistius plessisi Plessis' morwong Eastern Pacific 43 TL 1983
Goniistius quadricornis Pacific Ocean. 40 TL 1860
Goniistius rubrolabiatus Eastern Indian Ocean 1976
Goniistius vestitus Crested morwong Pacific Ocean 35 TL 1879
Goniistius vittatus Hawaiian morwong Pacific Ocean 41 TL 1864
Goniistius zebra Redlip morwong Pacific Ocean 22.1 SL 1883
Goniistius zonatus Spottedtail morwong Pacific Ocean 45 TL 1830



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