Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Pomadasys
Family: Haemulidae (Fish/Osteichthyes)
Taxon : Fish
Group : Animal

SPECIES
commersonnii
NOTES

A fish with a long body, sloping forehead and elongated snout. Eats mud prawns, worms and crabs.


AUTHORITY
(Lacepede, 1801)
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: The silvery body has rows of black spots on the upper sides and a characteristic black spot on the operculum.
Colour: Silver
Common Name
Spotted grunter
Grunter
Tiger
Habitat
NOTES: Prefers sandy and muddy substrates
HABITAT NAME: River
Uses
Food
An excellent eating fish
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Labrus commersonnii
Pomadasys operculare
Pomadasys opercularis
Pristipoma operculare



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