goatfish vs surmullet what difference

what is difference between goatfish and surmullet

English

Wikispecies

Etymology

goat +‎ fish

Noun

goatfish (plural goatfishes or goatfish)

  1. Any of many brightly coloured fishes, of the family Mullidae, having two barbels on the chin.

Hyponyms

  • (genera within Mullidae): Mulloidichthys, Mullus, Parupeneus, Pseudupeneus, Upeneichthys, Upeneus

Translations



English

Etymology

From French surmulet, from Middle French sormulet, from sor (reddish brown) + mulet (mullet).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˌsɚˈmələt/

Noun

surmullet (plural surmullets)

  1. A red mullet, Mullus surmuletus.

Synonyms

  • goatfish

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