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Mugilidae

(Family)

Overview

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A Family in the Kingdom Animalia.

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Taxonomy

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The Family Mugilidae is further organized into finer groupings including:

Genera

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Agonostomus

Agonostomus is one of the 17 genera of the family Mugilidae (commonly known as mullet). Altogether, these genera have about 80 species of ray-finned fish. The genus Agonostomus itself contains only three species. [more]

Aldrichetta

The yellow-eye mullet, Aldrichetta forsteri, is a mullet of the family Mugilidae, the only species in the genus Aldrichetta. It is found around New Zealand, the Chatham Islands, and southern Australia, from the surface to depths of 50 m. Its length is between 20 and 40 cm. [more]

Cestraeus

Cestraeus is one among 17 genera containing altogether about 80 species of ray-finned fish of the family Mugilidae commonly known as mullet. The genus Cestraeus contains three species. [more]

Chaenomugil

Chaenomugil is one among 17 genera containing altogether about 80 species of ray-finned fish of the family Mugilidae commonly known as mullet. The genus Chaenomugil contains just one species. [more]

Chelon

Chelon is one of the 17 genera of the family Mugilidae (commonly known as mullet). Altogether, these genera have about 80 species of ray-finned fish. The genus Chelon itself contains three species. [more]

Crenimugil

Crenimugil is one among 17 genera containing altogether about 80 species of ray-finned fish of the family Mugilidae commonly known as mullet. The genus Crenimugil contains two species. [more]

Dajaus

A Genus in the Kingdom Animalia.[1] [more]

Ellochelon

A Genus in the Kingdom Animalia.[2] [more]

Gracilimugil

Joturus

Joturus is one among 17 genera containing altogether about 80 species of ray-finned fish of the family Mugilidae commonly known as mullet. The genus Joturus contains just one species. [more]

Liza

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Moolgarda

Moolgarda is one among 17 genera containing altogether about 80 species of ray-finned fish of the family Mugilidae commonly known as mullet. The genus Moolgarda contains just one species. [more]

Mugil

Mugil is one genus among 17 genera containing all together about 80 species of ray-finned fish of the family Mugilidae commonly known as mullet. The genus Mugil contains 17 species. [more]

Myxus

Myxus is one among 17 genera containing altogether about 80 species of ray-finned fish of the family Mugilidae commonly known as mullet. The genus Myxus contains four species. [more]

Neomyxus

Neomyxus is one among 17 genera containing altogether about 80 species of ray-finned fish of the family Mugilidae commonly known as mullet. The genus Neomyxus contains two species. [more]

Oedalechilus

Oedalechilus is one among 17 genera containing altogether about 80 species of ray-finned fish of the family Mugilidae commonly known as mullet. The genus Oedalechilus contains two species. [more]

Paramugil

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Rhinomugil

Rhinomugil is one genus among 17 genera containing all together about 80 species of ray-finned fish of the family Mugilidae commonly known as mullet. The genus Rhinomugil contains two species. [more]

Sicamugil

Sicamugil is one among 17 genera containing altogether about 80 species of ray-finned fish of the family Mugilidae commonly known as mullet. The genus Sicamugil contains two species. [more]

Valamugil

Valamugil is one among 17 genera containing altogether about 80 species of ray-finned fish of the family Mugilidae commonly known as mullet. The genus Valamugil contains nine species. [more]

Velamugil

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More info about the Genus Velamugil may be found here.

Footnotes

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  1. http://www.ubio.org/browser/details.php?namebankID=176672
  2. http://www.ubio.org/browser/details.php?namebankID=176799

Sources

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Last Revised: October 03, 2013
2013/10/03 19:59:11