Goatfish; Mullidae

With 2 distinct barbels next to the mouth that they use for sensing food under the sand. If you go night diving at Mae Haad Reef, you will see that they have the ability to change their body colouration…

    Bar-tail Goatfish; Upeneus tragula

    Always found out and about on the sand at the edge of the reef. Also known as Freckled Goatfish.

    Yellow-spot Goatfish; Parupeneus indicus

    A common fish, often seen rooting through the sand or just hanging about.

    Yellow-stripe Goatfish; Mulloidichthys flavolineatus

    2 photos only, so far, of this distinctly different species.