WoRMS taxon details

Mullidae Rafinesque, 1815

125547  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125547)

accepted
Family
marine
Not documented
Description Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Elongated body. Dorsal fins far apart. First dorsal fin with 6-8...  
Description 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]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Mullidae Rafinesque, 1815. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125547 on 2018-09-24
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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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. 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Description 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 zeebarbeel  [details]
English goatfishes  [details]
French rouget-barbet  [details]
German MeerbarbenMeerbarbe  [details]
Japanese ヒメジ  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål mullefamilien  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk mullefamilien  [details]
Swedish mullusfiskar  [details]