Definition of Red goatfish
1. Noun. Body bright scarlet with 2 yellow to reddish strips on side.
Group relationships: Genus Mullus, Mullus
Generic synonyms: Goatfish, Mullus Surmuletus, Red Mullet, Surmullet
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Red Goatfish
Literary usage of Red goatfish
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1. American Food and Game Fishes: A Popular Account of All the Species Found in by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1902)
"Cuba, Martinique, and Porto Rico, about which last island it is less common than the red goatfish. It reaches 12 inches in length and is a good food-fish. ..."
2. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"The flesh is white and tender, often of very superior flavor. The species are carnivorous, \ FIG. 458.—red goatfish, or Salmonete, ..."