Sharp-nosed river mullet

The Sharp-nosed river mullet lives in the demersal, freshwater, brackish environment.

A sharp-nosed river mullet (Cestraeus oxyrhyncus) or "Banak" is one of the freshwater species of fish found in the rivers of the Sierra Madre Mountains. There are at least fourteen known species that abound in its waters and serve as food for the Dumagat tribe. More

Common names

banak in Tagalog
Sharp-nosed river mullet in English
Skarpsnudet flodmulte in Danish (dansk)
尖吻斧鯔 in Mandarin Chinese
尖吻斧鲻 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Mugiliformes
Family : Mugilidae
Genus : Cestraeus
Species : Cestraeus oxyrhyncus
Authority : Valenciennes, 1836