WoRMS taxon details

Mugilidae Jarocki, 1822

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

accepted
Family
Genus Agonostomus Bennett, 1832
Genus Aldrichetta Whitley, 1945
Genus Cestraeus Valenciennes, 1836
Genus Chaenomugil Gill, 1863
Genus Chelon Artedi, 1793
Genus Crenimugil Schultz, 1946
Genus Dajaus Valenciennes, 1836
Genus Gracilimugil Whitley, 1941
Genus Joturus Poey, 1860
Genus Liza Jordan & Swain, 1884
Genus Moolgarda Whitley, 1945
Genus Mugil Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Myxus Günther, 1861
Genus Neochelon Durand, Chen, Shen, Fu & Borsa, 2012
Genus Neomyxus Steindachner, 1878
Genus Oedalechilus Fowler, 1903
Genus Osteomugil Luther, 1982
Genus Parachelon Durand, Chen, Shen, Fu & Borsa, 2012
Genus Paramugil Ghasemzadeh, Ivantsoff & Aarn, 2004
Genus Planiliza Whitley, 1945
Genus Pseudomyxus Durand, Chen, Shen, Fu & Borsa, 2012
Genus Rhinomugil Gill, 1863
Genus Sicamugil Fowler, 1939
Genus Trachystoma Ogilby, 1888
Genus Valamugil Smith, 1948
Genus Xenomugil Schultz, 1946

Genus Aeschirichthys accepted as Aeschrichthys MacLeay, 1883 accepted as Cestraeus Valenciennes, 1836 (misspelling)
Genus Aeschrichthys MacLeay, 1883 accepted as Cestraeus Valenciennes, 1836 (synonym)
Genus Agonostoma accepted as Agonostomus Bennett, 1832 (misspelling)
Genus Cephalus Lacepède (ex Plumier), 1800 accepted as Mugil Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Genus Cestreus Walbaum (ex Klein), 1792 accepted as Mugil Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Genus Crenimugli accepted as Crenimugil Schultz, 1946 (misspelling)
Genus Ellochelon Whitley, 1930 accepted as Liza Jordan & Swain, 1884 (synonym)
Genus Gracimugil accepted as Gracilimugil Whitley, 1941 (misspelling)
Genus Heteromugil Schultz, 1946 accepted as Liza Jordan & Swain, 1884
Genus Juturus accepted as Joturus Poey, 1860 (misspelling)
Genus Lugil accepted as Mugil Linnaeus, 1758 (misspelling)
Genus Mugile accepted as Mugil Linnaeus, 1758 (misspelling)
Genus Neomugil Vaillant, 1894 accepted as Agonostomus Bennett, 1832
Genus Nestis Valenciennes, 1836 accepted as Agonostomus Bennett, 1832
Genus Plicomugil Schultz in Schultz, Herald, Lachner, Welander & Woods, 1953 accepted as Oedalechilus Fowler, 1903 (synonym)
Genus Plicomungil accepted as Plicomugil Schultz in Schultz, Herald, Lachner, Welander & Woods, 1953 accepted as Oedalechilus Fowler, 1903 (misspelling)
Genus Pteromugil Smith, 1948 accepted as Liza Jordan & Swain, 1884
Genus Querimana Jordan & Gilbert, 1883 accepted as Mugil Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Squalomugil Ogilby, 1908 accepted as Rhinomugil Gill, 1863
Genus Strializa Smith, 1948 accepted as Liza Jordan & Swain, 1884 (synonym)
marine, brackish
Not documented
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. (2018). FishBase. Mugilidae Jarocki, 1822. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125546 on 2018-10-16
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2009-06-05 08:33:13Z
changed
2015-04-17 08:48:21Z
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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] 

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  Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
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  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål multefamilien  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk multefamilien  [details]
Swedish multar  [details]