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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMugil curema Valenciennes, 1836 
AphiaID: 159416

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 editorMugiliformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMugilidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMugil (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMugil Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLiza curema (Valenciennes, 1836)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMugil metzelaari Chabanaud, 1926
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMugil petrosus Valenciennes, 1836
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyxus harengus Günther, 1861
Sources  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]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwhite mulletUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsilverside mulletUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblue-black mullet  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlisa blanca  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErgasilus lizae Krøyer, 1863 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus bonito Wilson C.B., 1905 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLernaeenicus longiventris Wilson C.B., 1917 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBomolochus concinnus Wilson C.B., 1911 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErgasilus mugilis Vogt, 1877 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErgasilus versicolor Wilson C.B., 1911 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErgasilus nanus Beneden, 1870 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErgasilus atafonensis Amado & Rocha, 1997 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErgasilus bahiensis Amado & Rocha, 1997 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErgasilus caraguatatubensis Amado & Rocha, 1997 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErgasilus ecuadorensis El-Rashidy & Boxshall, 2002 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (125 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (184 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (277 nucleotides; 193 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feeds on microscopic or filamentous algae and small juveniles of planktonic organisms  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, but uncommon north of Cape Cod, Bermuda, and northern Gulf of Mexico to southern Brazil [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat 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]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat nektonic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- Commercial, fishery, aquaculture and bait [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Reproduction occurs between March and August. Spawns several million eggs provided with a notable yolk  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159416
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Mugil curema. 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=159416 on 2014-09-19
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