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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMullidae 
AphiaID: 125547

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes (Order)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes
Sources  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]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
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]
Norwegian BokmÃ¥l 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]
Direct child
taxa (16)

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMulloidichthys Whitley, 1929
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMullus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParupeneus Bleeker, 1863
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudupeneus Bleeker, 1862
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUpeneichthys Bleeker, 1855
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUpeneus Cuvier, 1829

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtahua Phillipps, 1941 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUpeneichthys Bleeker, 1855
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMulloides Bleeker, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMulloidichthys Whitley, 1929
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMulloidichtys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMulloidichthys Whitley, 1929
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPapupeneus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParupeneus Bleeker, 1863
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParapeneus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParupeneus Bleeker, 1863
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParupenaeus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParupeneus Bleeker, 1863
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPennon Whitley, 1941 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUpeneus Cuvier, 1829
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsedupeneus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudupeneus Bleeker, 1862
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudopeneus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudupeneus Bleeker, 1862
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUpeneoides accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUpeneus Cuvier, 1829
Environment marine
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125547
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Mullidae. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125547 on 2014-09-16
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