Common mullet

A bottom-feeder, it feeds on mollusks, microcrustaceans, insects, and plant material.

The Common mullet lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

The common mullet, the only one of its numerous tribe (there are more than 100 species of mullets) that has been known to stray north of Cape Cod, has a spiny first dorsal and soft second dorsal fin, the two well separated as in the silverside, and its More

* Other common names include: Bigscale Sucker, Common Mullet, Common Redhorse, Des Moines Plunger, Mullet, Northern Redhorse, Red Sucker, Redfin, Redfin Sucker, Redhorse Mullet, Shorthead Mullet Taxonomy: * Kingdom Animalia More

Common names

chevalier rouge in French (français)
Common mullet in English
Common redhorse in English
Korthovedet hestefisk in Danish (dansk)
Northern redhorse in English
Northern shorthead redhorse in English
Pakaprovec krátkohlavý in Czech (česky)
Red sucker in English
Short-headed mullet in English
Short-headed red-horse in English
shorthead redhorse in English
Suceur rouge in French (français)
Suomuimukarppi in Finnish (suomen kieli)
大鱗吸口魚 in Mandarin Chinese
大鳞吸口鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Catostomidae
Genus : Moxostoma
Species : Moxostoma macrolepidotum
Authority : Lesueur, 1817