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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Haemulidae Grunts
Subfamily: Haemulinae
Genus: Haemulon

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23 species
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Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 79 cm TL
Haemulon album Cuvier, 1830

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Haemulon album
[White margate]

Photo by Bertoncini, A.A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Haemulon aurolineatum Cuvier, 1830

Photo by Bertoncini, A.A.
 
Haemulon aurolineatum
[Tomtate grunt]

Photo by Albernas, J.I.H.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Haemulon bonariense Cuvier, 1830

Photo by Albernas, J.I.H.
 
Haemulon bonariense
[Black grunt]

Photo by JAMARC

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Haemulon boschmae (Metzelaar, 1919)

Photo by JAMARC
 
Haemulon boschmae
[Bronzestripe grunt]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Haemulon californiensis (Steindachner, 1876)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Haemulon californiensis
[Californian salema]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 36 cm TL
Haemulon carbonarium Poey, 1860

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Haemulon carbonarium
[Caesar grunt]

Photo by Floeter, S.R.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Haemulon chrysargyreum Günther, 1859

Photo by Floeter, S.R.
 
Haemulon chrysargyreum
[Smallmouth grunt]

Photo by Munson, L.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 42 cm TL
Haemulon flaviguttatum Gill, 1862

Photo by Munson, L.
 
Haemulon flaviguttatum
[Yellowspotted grunt]

Photo by Estrada Anaya, R.A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Haemulon flavolineatum (Desmarest, 1823)

Photo by Estrada Anaya, R.A.
 
Haemulon flavolineatum
[French grunt]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 43 cm TL
Haemulon macrostomum Günther, 1859

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Haemulon macrostomum
[Spanish grunt]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Haemulon maculicauda (Gill, 1862)

Photo by FAO
 
Haemulon maculicauda
[Spottail grunt]

Photo by Johnson, L.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 33 cm TL
Haemulon melanurum (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Johnson, L.
 
Haemulon melanurum
[Cottonwick grunt]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 41.2 cm TL
Haemulon parra (Desmarest, 1823)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Haemulon parra
[Sailor's grunt]

Photo by Stadler, B.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 53 cm TL
Haemulon plumierii (Lacepède, 1801)

Photo by Stadler, B.
 
Haemulon plumierii
[White grunt]
No picture found
Southwest Atlantic

 
Haemulon schrankii
[]

Photo by Valkenier - Pope, C.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Haemulon sciurus (Shaw, 1803)

Photo by Valkenier - Pope, C.
 
Haemulon sciurus
[Bluestriped grunt]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Haemulon scudderii Gill, 1862

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Haemulon scudderii
[Grey grunt]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic

 
Haemulon serrula
[]

Photo by Béarez, P.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 71 cm TL
Haemulon sexfasciatum Gill, 1862

Photo by Béarez, P.
 
Haemulon sexfasciatum
[Greybar grunt]

Photo by Bertoncini, A.A.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL
Haemulon squamipinna Rocha & Rosa, 1999

Photo by Bertoncini, A.A.
 
Haemulon squamipinna
[]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Haemulon steindachneri (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Haemulon steindachneri
[Chere-chere grunt]

Photo by Flescher, D.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Haemulon striatum (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Haemulon striatum
[Striped grunt]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Haemulon vittatum (Poey, 1860)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Haemulon vittatum
[Boga]



23 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Haemulon album White margate Western Atlantic 79 TL 1830
Haemulon aurolineatum Tomtate grunt Western Atlantic 25 TL 1830
Haemulon bonariense Black grunt Western Atlantic 40 TL 1830
Haemulon boschmae Bronzestripe grunt Western Atlantic 19 TL 1919
Haemulon californiensis Californian salema Eastern Pacific 30 TL 1876
Haemulon carbonarium Caesar grunt Western Atlantic 36 TL 1860
Haemulon chrysargyreum Smallmouth grunt Western Atlantic 23 TL 1859
Haemulon flaviguttatum Yellowspotted grunt Eastern Pacific 42 TL 1862
Haemulon flavolineatum French grunt Western Atlantic 30 TL 1823
Haemulon macrostomum Spanish grunt Western Atlantic 43 TL 1859
Haemulon maculicauda Spottail grunt Eastern Pacific 30 TL 1862
Haemulon melanurum Cottonwick grunt Western Atlantic 33 TL 1758
Haemulon parra Sailor's grunt Western Atlantic 41.2 TL 1823
Haemulon plumierii White grunt Western Atlantic 53 TL 1801
Haemulon schrankii Southwest Atlantic 1831
Haemulon sciurus Bluestriped grunt Western Atlantic 46 TL 1803
Haemulon scudderii Grey grunt Eastern Pacific 35 TL 1862
Haemulon serrula Western Central Atlantic 1830
Haemulon sexfasciatum Greybar grunt Eastern Central Pacific 71 TL 1862
Haemulon squamipinna Southwest Atlantic 11.5 SL 1999
Haemulon steindachneri Chere-chere grunt Western Atlantic 30 TL 1882
Haemulon striatum Striped grunt Western Atlantic 28 TL 1758
Haemulon vittatum Boga Western Atlantic 23 TL 1860



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