|Family||Scientific Name||Author||Year||Common Name|
|Serranidae||Gonioplectrus hispanus||(Cuvier)||1828||Spanish Flag|
Unique Characters: Dorsal fin with 8 spines and 13 rays. Anal fin with 3 spines and 6-13 rays. Most of upper edge of operculum free, not connected by skin to body. Caudal fin rounded. Head larger, its length contained 2.3-3.3 times in standard length. Preopercle with a large antrorse spine on lower edge (hidden by skin and scales); middle opercle spine extending to edge of operculum. Body pinkish lavender, with 6 yellow longitudinal stripes; bright red blotch on front half of anal fin.
Similar Species: None.