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Mulloidichthys martinicus, of the order of Perciformes and family of Mullidae (Goatfishes) is commonly known as the Yellow Goatfish, Goatfish, King Mullet, Queen Mullet and Red Goatfish. It has total of 9 dorsal spines, 8 dorsal soft rays, 2 anal spines and 6 anal soft rays. The body is of a pale beige color with a yellow stripe from the eye to the caudal fin. The tail is yellow.
 ‘Mulloidichthys Martinicus Summary Page’.
This species is present across the Indo-Pacific region. It is found in shallow habitats such as seagrass beds, mangroves, and reef structure. The recorded depth range reaches a maximum of 135m. Their diet consists of invertebrates found on the seafloor. It can form groups with other species.
According to the IUCN Red list, this species is categorized as being of ‘Least Concern’. No conservation measures are in place for this species. It is present in many MPAs though.
 ‘Mulloidichthys Martinicus’.
This species can reach a maximum recorded length of 39 cm.