Flathead mullet

The flathead mullet, Mugil cephalus, is a mullet of the genus Mugil, found in coastal tropical and subtropical waters worldwide. Its length is typically 30 to 75 centimeters (12 to 30 inches). More

statistics give the global commercial capture of flathead mullets for 2000 as 29,335 metric tons (18% and 19% coming from Mexico and Venezuela, respectively). Global aquaculture of flathead mullets in 2000 was 89,078 metric tons (90% coming from Egypt), with a value of almost $312.3 million dollars. More

Young flathead mullet are an important prey for many larger fish, birds and marine mammals. Mullet are an important commercial species worldwide and the flathead mullet is raised in freshwater ponds in Southeast Asia. More

Physical characteristics: Flathead mullets commonly reach a length of 14 inches (35 centimeters) from the tip of the snout to the end of the body but may reach 47 inches (120 centimeters) from the tip of the snout to the end of the tail. More

from flathead mullet in South Africa por Maria José Tavares Ranzani de Paiva Instituto de Pesca Maria José Tavares Ranzani de Paiva (01-12-2005). A Desseria sp. from flathead mullet in South Africa. More

Mugil cephalus, flathead mullet, grey mullet, common mullet Health Details More about seafood and health » Eco Details Striped mullet grow and reproduce rapidly, making them resilient to fishing pressure. The primary U.S. More

flathead mullet (Mugil cephalus) based on the spawning migration of species Auteur(s) / Author(s) KATSELIS George (1) ; KOUTSIKOPOULOS Constantin (2) ; ROGDAKIS Yiannis (1) ; LACHANAS Thanasis (1) ; DIMITRIOU Evagelos (3) ; VIDALIS Kosmas (1) ; More

A body of Flathead mullet is slightly slim cylindrical. There are two dorsal fins and considerably leaves it. The back consists of only soft stripe muscle. More

Order : Mugiliformes
Family : Mugilidae
Genus : Mugil
Species : Mugil galapagensis
Authority : Linnaeus, 1758