Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Perciformes > Mullidae > Mulloidichthys > Mulloidichthys flavolineatus

Mulloidichthys flavolineatus (Yellow-striped goatfish; Yellowstripe goatfish; Yellow-lined goatfish; White weke; White goatfish; Square-spot goatfish; Slender goldband goatfish; Sand weke; Samoan goatfish; Pallid goatfish; Gold-lined goatfish; Bait goatfish; Goatfish)

Language: Afrikaans; Bikol; Carolinian; Cebuano; Danish; Fijian; French; Fw; Fwâi; German; Hawaiian; Ilokano; Japanese; Jawe; Kapampangan; Kiribati; Kumak; Mahl; Malay; Malayalam; Mandarin Chinese; Marshallese; Niuean; Other; Palauan; Pangasinan; Portuguese; Rapa; Samoan; Somali; Swahili; Tagalog; Tahitian; Tuamotuan; Visayan

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Christmas Island National Park II 21698 Christmas Island, Australia
Pulu Keeling National Park II 6469 Cocos (Keeling) Islands    


Prey / Diet

Echinocardium cordatum (Heart urchin)[1]
Spirobranchus giganteus (Christmas tree worm)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Anampses meleagrides (Dotted wrasse)1


Caranx melampygus (black ulua)[2]


Parasitized by 
Benedenia hawaiiensis[3]
Spirocamallanus istiblenni <Unverified Name>[3]
Weketrema hawaiiense[3]


Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa to the Hawaiian, Marquesan, and Ducie islands, north to the Ryukyu and Bonin Islands, south to Lord Howe and Rapa Islands. Common throughout most of its range (Ref. 9710).;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Clownfish and their Host Anemones ;; NOAA's Coral Reef Conservation Program
2Diet, resource partitioning and gear vulnerability of Hawaiian jacks captured in fishing tournaments, Carl G. Meyer, Kim N. Holland, Bradley M. Wetherbee, Christopher G. Lowe, Fisheries Research 53 (2001) 105-113
3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London