Liza klunzingeri (Day, 1888)
Klunzinger's mullet
photo by Randall, J.E.

Family:  Mugilidae (Mullets)
Max. size:  20 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: Persian Gulf to western coast of India.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 4-4; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-9; Anal spines: 3-3; Anal soft rays: 9-9. Greenish grey dorsally, soon shading to silvery on sides and ventrally; golden iridescence often present dorsally on head; posterior edge of caudal fin narrowly blackish (Ref. 11441).
Biology:  Oviparous, eggs are pelagic and non-adhesive (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (Ref. 115185)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 19.02.98
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 30.04.07

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