Mugil cephalus, Black Mullet, Black true mullet, Bright mullet, photos, facts and physical characteristics


Mugil cephalus, Black Mullet, Black true mullet, Bright mullet, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Mugil cephalus

Mugil cephalus Description

Lips thin. Pectoral fins short. Well developed adipose eyelid. Dorsal spines: 5; dorsal soft rays: 7 to 9; anal spines: 3; anal soft rays: 8 or 9. Color olive-green dorsally, sides silvery shading to white ventrally; lateral stripes sometimes distinctive.

Mugil cephalus Common Names

  • Black Mullet, Black true mullet, Bright mullet

Mugil cephalus Taxonomic Structure

What type of species is Mugil cephalus? Below, you will find the taxonomic groups the Mugil cephalus species belongs to.

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Mugil cephalus, marine species closely related

Mugil cephalus, distinctive physical characteristics

How to identify Mugil cephalus marine species? Below, you will find the list of main identification criteria and physical characteristics of marine species Mugil cephalus. For each identification criteria, the corresponding physical characteristics of marine species Mugil cephalus are marked in green.

Mugil cephalus, geographic distribution

Where is Mugil cephalus found in the world? Below, you will find the list and a world map of the geographic distribution where the marine species Mugil cephalus can be found.

There is no photo/diving site associated to this marine animal

Mugil cephalus, underwater photographers

Which photographers have photos of Mugil cephalus species? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos of the marine species Mugil cephalus.