Scatophagus argus belong to the scat family and occur in 2 basic color morphs which are called Green Scat and Ruby Scat or Red Scat.

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Argus Fish, Argusfish, Argustfish, Butter Fish, Butterfish, Common Scat, Leopard Scat, Scat, Spotted Butt, Spotted Butter Fish, Spotted Butterfish, Spotted Scad, Spotted Scat Common Names in Fijian: Spotted Scad, Vetakau Common Names in Finnish: Arguskala More

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Scatophagidae
Genus : Scatophagus
Species : Scatophagus argus
Authority : Linnaeus, 1766