Family : Bigeyes or catalufas ; Occurs in inshore and offshore reefs from less than 20 m to more than 400 m depths. Apparently forms aggregations in open bottom areas and is very abundant in the South China Sea and Andaman Sea. Marketed fresh, whole. Sound production has been studied in this species.
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Common Names in Bikol:
Common Names in Cantonese:
Chai Mei Muk Min
Common Names in Cebuano:
Baga-Baga, Buan-Buan, Bukaw-Bukaw, Dilat, Mukat, Siga
Common Names in Chavacano:
Common Names in Cotabato Chavacano:
Common Names in Davawenyo:
Common Names in English:
Bigeye, Brownspot Bigeye, Bullseye Perch, Goggle-Eye, Large-Spined Big-Eye, Red Big Eye, Red Bigeye, Red Bigeye Fish, Red Brotulid, Red Bulleseye, Red Bullseye, Short-Tailed Big-Eye, Spotted Bigeye, Spotted-Fin Glasseye, Truncate-Tailed Bigeye
Common Names in French:
Beauclaire Du Pacifique
Common Names in Hiligaynon:
Common Names in Ilokano:
Bagsang Ti Kadillian
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Common Names in Magindanaon:
Common Names in Malay:
Gelama, Lolong Bara, San Gaa, Temenggong
Common Names in Mandarin Chinese:
Dà Mù, Duan Wei D, 严公仔, 嚴公仔, 大眼鯛, 大眼鲷, 短尾大眼鯛, 短尾大眼鲷
Common Names in Maranao/Samal/Tao Su:
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Common Names in Spanish:
Catalufa Del Pac
Common Names in Surigaonon:
Common Names in Tagalog:
Dilat, Mata-Hari, Siga
Common Names in Waray-waray:
Baga-Baga, Bukaw, Bukawon
Typically found in water with a depth of 0 to -4,875 meters (0 to -15,994 feet).
Biome: Marine .
- Kingdom: Animalia () - animals
Priacanthus benmebari Temminck & Schlegel • Priacanthus bleekeri (non Castelnau • Priacanthus junonis De Vis • Priacanthus marcracanthus Cuvier
Status: Accepted Name
Last scrutiny: Data last modified by FishBase 03-May-1994
Members of the genus Priacanthus
ZipcodeZoo has pages for 16 species and subspecies in this genus:
P. alalaua (Forskals´s Big-Eye Fish) · P. altus (Short Bigeye) · P. arenatus (Moonshine Snapper) · P. blochii (Paeony Bulleye) · P. cruentatus (Glasseye Snapper) · P. fitchi (Whitefin Bigeye) · P. hamrur (Bigeye) · Heteropriacanthus cruentatus (Long-Finned Bullseye) · P. macracanthus (Bigeye) · P. meeki (Hawaiian Bigeye) · P. niphonius (Japanese Bigeye) · P. prolixus (Elongate Bulleye) · P. sagittarius (Black-Spot Bigeye) · P. serrula (Popeye Catalufa) · P. supraarmatus (Purple-Spotted Big Eye) · P. tayenus (Spotted-Finned Bullseye)
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- Biodiversity Heritage Library NamebankID: 3864698
- Catalogue of Life Accepted Name Code: Fis-29483
- Fishbase Species ID: 356
- Global Biodiversity Information Facility Taxonkey: 14101425
- Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) Taxonomic Serial Number (TSN): 168186
- Zipcode Zoo Species Identifier: 121635