Isacia conceptionis, the Cabinza grunt, is a species of grunt native to the Pacific Coast of South America and Nicaragua. It can be found at depths of 0 to 50 m (0 to 164 ft) in areas with rocky or sandy substrates. This species grows to 60 cm (24 in) in TL, with a maximum known weight of 1.83 kg (4.0 lb). It is important to local commercial fisheries. I. conceptionis is the only known member of its genus.[2]

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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Haemulidae
Genus: Isacia
D. S. Jordan & Fesler, 1893
I. conceptionis
Binomial name
Isacia conceptionis
(G. Cuvier, 1830)
  • Pristipoma conceptionis G. Cuvier, 1830


  1. ^ Collen, B. & Richman, N. 2010. Isacia conceptionis. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. < Archived 2014-06-27 at the Wayback Machine>. Downloaded on 11 October 2013.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Isacia conceptionis" in FishBase. August 2013 version.