WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMullidae Rafinesque, 1815

125547

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125547

accepted
Family
marine
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Elongated body. Dorsal fins far apart. First dorsal fin with 6-8 spines; second dorsal shorter than anal fin. Spines in anal fin 1 or 2. Forked caudal fin. Vertebrae 23 or 24. Chin with 2 long barbels which contain chemosensory organs and are used to probe the sand or holes in the reef for benthic invertebrates or small fish. Many brightly colored. Up to 60 cm maximum length. Valued as food fish. Mullus (lat.) = mullet  [details]
Bailly, N. (2015). Mullidae. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2017). FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125547 on 2017-11-20

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taxonomy source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. Zootaxa. 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, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). 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, 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]   
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Elongated body. Dorsal fins far apart. First dorsal fin with 6-8 spines; second dorsal shorter than anal fin. Spines in anal fin 1 or 2. Forked caudal fin. Vertebrae 23 or 24. Chin with 2 long barbels which contain chemosensory organs and are used to probe the sand or holes in the reef for benthic invertebrates or small fish. Many brightly colored. Up to 60 cm maximum length. Valued as food fish. Mullus (lat.) = mullet  [details]
 



LanguageName 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorzeebarbeel  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgoatfishes  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrouget-barbet  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMeerbarbenUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMeerbarbe  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorヒメジ  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormullefamilien  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormullefamilien  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormullusfiskar  [details]