English common name: Forbes grunt, Galápagos grunt
Spanish common name: roncador de Forbes
Local name: roncador de Galápagos
Name status: Accepted name; taxon occurs in Galapagos.
Description: Silvery gray with darkish scales markings forming wavy lines that angle across back. Scales less obvious and more lightly marked than those of the Mojarra Grunt [below] and Burrito Grunts. Size: 15-25cm
Comments: Habitat: Schooling species; above reefs and hard substrate with good water movement
Last updated: 11 Jan 2013
Taxon occurs only in Galapagos.
Not Evaluated - Not yet been evaluated against the criteria.
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Galapagos island groups: Santa Cruz.
Distribution comments: Endemic to Ecuador in Galapagos Islands.
Please be aware that this distribution map is automatically generated from database records (CDF and external specimens, literature records, and observations) and may not accurately reflect the currently-known distribution for all species.