Haemulinae is a subfamily of the Haemulidae and consists of the genera of that family which are regarded as being of New World origin, although they are now widespread.[1]

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Xenocys jessiae, Coiba National Park, Panama
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Haemulidae
Subfamily: Haemulinae
Gill, 1885

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The following genera are included in the Haemulinae:[2]


  1. ^ José Julián Tavera; P. Arturo Acero; Eduardo F Balart; Giacomo Bernardi (2012). "Molecular phylogeny of grunts (Teleostei, Haemulidae), with an emphasis on the ecology, evolution, and speciation history of New World species". BMC Evolutionary Biology. 12 (57). doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-57. PMC 3472276. PMID 22537107.
  2. ^ Nicolas Bailly (2015). "Haemulinae Gill, 1885". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 22 July 2017.