Flathead Grey Mullet (Mugil cephalus)

Also known as Black Mullet, Black True Mullet, Bright Mullet, Bully, Bully Mullet, Callifaver Mullet, Common Grey Mullet, Common Mullet, Flathead Mullet, Grey Mullet, Hardgut Mullet, Hardgut River Mullet, Longaram Mullet, Mangrove Mullet, Poddy, Poddy Mullet, River Mullet, Sand Mullet, Sea Mullet, Springer, Striped Grey Mullet, Striped Mullet, Yellow-tailed Mullet

Description

Also known as Black Mullet, Black True Mullet, Bright Mullet, Bully, Bully Mullet, Callifaver Mullet, Common Grey Mullet, Common Mullet, Flathead Mullet, Grey Mullet, Hardgut Mullet, Hardgut River Mullet, Longaram Mullet, Mangrove Mullet, Poddy, Poddy Mullet, River Mullet, Sand Mullet, Sea Mullet, Springer, Striped Grey Mullet, Striped Mullet, Yellow-tailed Mullet.

Found in schools usually in very shallow waters but can be much deeper over mud and sand bottoms of estuaries, lagoons, rivers and coastal reefs.
They feed on algae, detritus and benthic organisms.
Length - 100cm
Depth - 0-120m
Widespread Circumtropical

Mullets are inshore, schooling fish, sometimes entering freshwater areas. Found close to the surface or over the sand feeding. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/Mugil-cephalus.html

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