Chocolate hind

Cephalopholis boenak is a species of fish in the Serranidae family, known under many common names, including Bluelined Coralcod, Brown-banded Seabass, Brownbarred Grouper, Brown-barred Rockcod, Brownbarred Rockcod, Brown Coral-cod, Brown Coral Cod, Charcoal Grouper, Cherna Chocolate, Chocolate Hind, Dusty-banded Cod, Overcast Grouper, Rock Cod and Vielle Chocolat .

The Chocolate hind lives in the reef-associated, non-migratory, marine, depth range 1 - 64 m, usually 1 - 20 m environment.

Chocolate Hind in English. More

The Chocolate hind (Cephalopholis boenak) is a species of fish in the Serranidae family. More

Chocolate hind (Cephalopholis boenak) Bluelined hind (Cephalopholis formosa) Leopard hind (Cephalopholis leopardus) Creolefish (Paranthias furcifer) Soapfishes Arrowhead soapfish (Belonoperca chabanaudi) Twobanded soapfish (Diploprion bifasciatum) Sandperches Multispotted sandperch More

The chocolate hind, Cephalopholis boenak, is the smallest and last remaining grouper of any abundance in Hong Kong waters. We investigated its habitat association and social structure to understand its sexual pattern and seek possible approaches to protect this species. More

chocolate hind is brownish to greenish with dusky vertical bands on the body. There is usually a dark spot on the upper edge of the gill cover. The fish is found in silty sheltered waters or reefs, usually alone. More

Common names

Abo-abo in Visayan
Alatan in Tagalog
Aosujihata in Japanese (日本語)
Baghak in Surigaonon
Bandih in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Bantol in Visayan
Baraka in Bikol
Bato-bato in Ilokano
Batol in Visayan
bluelined coralcod in English
Bontoo in Telugu (తెలుగు)
Briunbalk-klipkabeljou in Afrikaans
Brown coral cod in English
Brown coral-cod in English
Brown-banded cod in English
Brown-banded rockcod in English
Brown-banded seabass in English
Brown-barred rockcod in English
Brownbarred grouper in English
Brownbarred rockcod in English
Buklak in Tagbanwa Calamian
Ca mu ke mo in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá Mú s?c ngang in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá Mú sọc ngang in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá Mú than in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá Mú vân sóng in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Charcoal grouper in English
Cherna chocolate in Spanish (español)
Chocolate hind in English
Chokoladebars in Danish (dansk)
Dalot in Hiligaynon
Dusky-banded cod in English
Galot in Davawenyo
Garoupa chocolate in Portuguese (Português)
Gobra in Marathi (मराठी)
Hamour in Arabic (‫العربية)
Hekaru in Marathi (मराठी)
Iner in Visayan
Inid in Bikol
Inid in Hiligaynon
Iugiushaap in Austronesian (Other)
Iugiushaap in Carolinian
Jahong in Visayan
Jin bian hou in Mandarin Chinese
Kakab in Ilokano
Kalava in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Kaltang in Tagalog
Kegkeg in Tagbanwa Calamian
Kerapu in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Kerapu batu in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Kerapu tenggarong in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Kigting in Bikol
Kolaji in Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ)
Kolamin in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Kugtong in Visayan
Kugtung in Bikol
Kulapo in Tagalog
Kulapo bugog in Chavacano
Kurapo in Ilokano
Kurapu in Ilokano
Labungan in Visayan
Lapu lapu in Tagalog
Lapu-lapu in Davawenyo
Lapu-lapu in Kapampangan
Lapu-lapu in Kuyunon
Lapu-lapu in Tagalog
Lapu-lapu in Waray-waray
Lapu-lapung lupot in Tagalog
Liglig in Hiligaynon
Lilug in Visayan
Lubo in Tagalog
Mamonbong in Visayan
Mantis in Chavacano
Maskad in Ilokano
Matkad in Ilokano
Ogaw in Visayan
Overcast grouper in English
Pla karang-thong-kampun in Thai (ไทย)
Pugapo in Visayan
Pugawo in Cebuano
Pugayo in Visayan
Rock cod in English
Salingukod in Visayan
Shi-hou in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Sibog in Visayan
Sigapo in Tagalog
spotted-faced rockcod in English
Subla in Visayan
Sunu in Makassarese
Tabadlo in Visayan
Tangk-an in Visayan
Tenggarong in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Ting-ad in Visayan
Tingag in Waray-waray
Varianchammam in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Verri-cullawah in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Vieille chocolat in French (français)
Vielle chocolat in French (français)
Woo-sze in Cantonese
Woo-sze in Chinese (中文)
Yamihata in Japanese (日本語)
गोबरा in Marathi (मराठी)
हीकरू in Marathi (मराठी)
கலவா in Tamil (தமிழ்)
வரி கலவா in Tamil (தமிழ்)
வரீ குளவ  in Tamil (தமிழ்)
బొంతు  in Telugu (తెలుగు)
ಕೊಲಜಿ  in Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ)
കലവ മീന് in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
കൊലമീന്  in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
വരിയന് ചമ്മം in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
വാരിയ്ന്ചാമ്മാം in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
横带九棘鲈 in Mandarin Chinese
横纹九刺鮨 in Mandarin Chinese
横纹九棘鲈 in Mandarin Chinese
橫帶九棘鱸 in Mandarin Chinese
橫紋九刺鮨 in Mandarin Chinese
橫紋九棘鱸 in Mandarin Chinese
石斑 in Mandarin Chinese
过鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
過魚 in Mandarin Chinese
鱠 in Mandarin Chinese
鲙 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Serranidae
Genus : Cephalopholis
Species : Cephalopholis boenak
Authority : Bloch, 1790