WoRMS taxon details

Mugil curema Valenciennes, 1836

159416  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159416)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, but uncommon north of Cape Cod, Bermuda, and northern Gulf of Mexico to southern Brazil  
Distribution Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, but uncommon north of Cape Cod, Bermuda, and northern Gulf of Mexico to southern Brazil [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Mugil curema Valenciennes, 1836. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159416 on 2018-09-22
Date
action
by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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basis of record Collette, B.B., and G. Klein-MacPhee (eds.). 2002. Bigelow and Schroeder's Fishes of the Gulf of Maine, 3rd edition. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington and London. 748 p. [details]   

additional source Scott, W.B.; Scott, M.G. (1988). Atlantic fishes of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. No. 219. 731 pp. [details]   

additional source Welshman, D., S. Kohler, J. Black and L. Van Guelpen. 2003. An atlas of distributions of Canadian Atlantic fishes. , available online at http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ic/cdc/FishAtlas/default.htm [details]   

additional source McEachran, J. D. (2009). Fishes (Vertebrata: Pisces) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1223–1316 in: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Diet Feeds on microscopic or filamentous algae and small juveniles of planktonic organisms  [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, but uncommon north of Cape Cod, Bermuda, and northern Gulf of Mexico to southern Brazil [details]

Habitat Inhabits sandy coasts and littoral pools but also occurs in muddy bottoms of brackish lagoons and estuaries. Sometimes penetrates rivers. May also be found on coral reefs.  [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Importance Social- Commercial, fishery, aquaculture and bait [details]

Reproduction Reproduction occurs between March and August. Spawns several million eggs provided with a notable yolk  [details]
 

LanguageName 
English white mulletsilverside mulletblue-black mullet  [details]
Spanish lisa blanca  [details]