Chelon bispinosus (Bowdich, 1825)
Cape Verde mullet
Chelon bispinosus
photo by Freitas, R.

Family:  Mugilidae (Mullets)
Max. size:  15 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Eastern Central Atlantic: endemic to Cape Verde.
Diagnosis:  Anal spines: 3-3; Anal soft rays: 9-9
Biology:  Neritic (Ref. 7399). Oviparous, eggs are pelagic and non-adhesive (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: (Ref. 115185)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 25.04.96
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 30.04.07

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