Thorny cheek grouper

Thorny cheek grouper

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English name

Thorny cheek grouper

Persian name

Hamoor -e- panj navari


  • Body oblong and elongate.
  • Dorsal fin with 11 spines and 15 to 17 soft rays.
  • Caudal fin rounded to almost truncate.
  • Anterior nostrils tubular, with a large flap posteriorly.
  • Pored lateral line scales 53 to 60.
  • Body generally buff, with 5 more or less distinct, vertical dark bars; ventral part of head and body reddish.
  • Maximum size: 52 cm.


The Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman.

Thorny cheek grouper

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