WoRMS taxon details

Mugilidae Jarocki, 1822

125546  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125546)

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  1. Genus Agonostomus Bennett, 1832
  2. Genus Aldrichetta Whitley, 1945
  3. Genus Cestraeus Valenciennes, 1836
  4. Genus Chaenomugil Gill, 1863
  5. Genus Chelon Artedi, 1793
  6. Genus Crenimugil Schultz, 1946
  7. Genus Dajaus Valenciennes, 1836
  8. Genus Ellochelon Whitley, 1930
  9. Genus Gracilimugil Whitley, 1941
  10. Genus Joturus Poey, 1860
  11. Genus Minimugil Durand, Chen, Shen, Fu & Borsa, 2012
  12. Genus Mugil Linnaeus, 1758
  13. Genus Myxus Günther, 1861
  14. Genus Neochelon Durand, Chen, Shen, Fu & Borsa, 2012
  15. Genus Neomyxus Steindachner, 1878
  16. Genus Oedalechilus Fowler, 1903
  17. Genus Osteomugil Luther, 1982
  18. Genus Parachelon Durand, Chen, Shen, Fu & Borsa, 2012
  19. Genus Paramugil Ghasemzadeh, Ivantsoff & Aarn, 2004
  20. Genus Planiliza Whitley, 1945
  21. Genus Plicomugil Schultz in Schultz, Herald, Lachner, Welander & Woods, 1953
  22. Genus Pseudomyxus Durand, Chen, Shen, Fu & Borsa, 2012
  23. Genus Rhinomugil Gill, 1863
  24. Genus Squalomugil Ogilby, 1908
  25. Genus Trachystoma Ogilby, 1888
  26. Genus Aeschrichthys MacLeay, 1883 accepted as Cestraeus Valenciennes, 1836 (synonym)
  27. Genus Agonostoma Bennett, 1832 accepted as Agonostomus Bennett, 1832 (misspelling)
  28. Genus Arnion Gistel, 1848 accepted as Mugil Linnaeus, 1758
  29. Genus Crenimugli Schultz, 1946 accepted as Crenimugil Schultz, 1946 (misspelling)
  30. Genus Ello Gistel, 1848 accepted as Mugil Linnaeus, 1758
  31. Genus Gracimugil Whitley, 1941 accepted as Gracilimugil Whitley, 1941 (misspelling)
  32. Genus Heteromugil Schultz, 1946 accepted as Liza Jordan & Swain, 1884 accepted as Chelon Artedi, 1793
  33. Genus Juturus Poey, 1860 accepted as Joturus Poey, 1860 (misspelling)
  34. Genus Lugil Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Mugil Linnaeus, 1758 (misspelling)
  35. Genus Moolgarda Whitley, 1945 accepted as Crenimugil Schultz, 1946 (synonym)
  36. Genus Mugile Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Mugil Linnaeus, 1758 (misspelling)
  37. Genus Neomugil Vaillant, 1894 accepted as Agonostomus Bennett, 1832
  38. Genus Nestis Valenciennes, 1836 accepted as Agonostomus Bennett, 1832
  39. Genus Plicomungil Schultz in Schultz, Herald, Lachner, Welander & Woods, 1953 accepted as Plicomugil Schultz in Schultz, Herald, Lachner, Welander & Woods, 1953 (misspelling)
  40. Genus Pteromugil Smith, 1948 accepted as Liza Jordan & Swain, 1884 accepted as Chelon Artedi, 1793
  41. Genus Querimana Jordan & Gilbert, 1883 accepted as Mugil Linnaeus, 1758
  42. Genus Valamugil Smith, 1948 accepted as Crenimugil Schultz, 1946 (junior synonym)
  43. Genus Xenomugil Schultz, 1946 accepted as Mugil Linnaeus, 1758 (junior synonym)
  44. Genus Liza Jordan & Swain, 1884 accepted as Chelon Artedi, 1793 (uncertain, synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
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Description Chiefly marine (coastal) and brackish water. Some in freshwater. Distribution: all tropical and temperate seas. Spinous and...  
Description Chiefly marine (coastal) and brackish water. Some in freshwater. Distribution: all tropical and temperate seas. Spinous and soft dorsal fins widely separate, the former with 4 spines. Pelvic fins subabdominal. One spine in pelvic fin; soft rays 5. Lateral line hardly visible when present. Mouth of moderate size. Toothless or teeth small. Long gill rakers. Muscular stomach; extremely long intestine. Vertebrae 24-26. About 0.9 m maximum length.  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2024). FishBase. Mugilidae Jarocki, 1822. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125546 on 2024-04-13
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2009-06-05 08:33:13Z
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2015-04-17 08:48:21Z
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2022-12-22 02:09:49Z
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taxonomy source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3882(1): 1-230., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3882.1.1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (PeRMS) Chirichigno, N.; Cornejo, M. (2001). Catálogo comentado de los peces marinos del Perú. <em>2ª ed. Instituto del Mar de Perú. Publicación Especial. Callao.</em> 314 p. [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds). (2024). ECoF. Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. <em>California Academy of Sciences. San Francisco.</em> Electronic version accessed dd mmm 2024., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
 
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Description Chiefly marine (coastal) and brackish water. Some in freshwater. Distribution: all tropical and temperate seas. Spinous and soft dorsal fins widely separate, the former with 4 spines. Pelvic fins subabdominal. One spine in pelvic fin; soft rays 5. Lateral line hardly visible when present. Mouth of moderate size. Toothless or teeth small. Long gill rakers. Muscular stomach; extremely long intestine. Vertebrae 24-26. About 0.9 m maximum length.  [details]
LanguageName 
Dutch harder  [details]
English mullets  [details]
French mulet  [details]
German MeeräschenMeeräsche  [details]
Japanese ボラ科  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål multefamilien  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk multefamilien  [details]
Swedish multar  [details]