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Myxus elongatus  Günther, 1861

Sand grey mullet
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Classification / Names Nomi Comuni | Sinonimi | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Mugiliformes (Mullets) > Mugilidae (Mullets)
Etymology: Myxus: Greek, myxos = mucus (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Günther.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecologia

; marino; acqua dolce; salmastro associati a barriera corallina; catadromo (Ref. 46888); distribuzione batimetrica 1 - 10 m (Ref. 9812).   Temperate

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Southwest Pacific: Australia including the Lord Howe and Norfolk islands. Probably also the southern extreme of Queensland (Ref. 9812).

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 40.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 9812); common length : 20.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 9812)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Spine dorsali (totale): 4; Spine anali 3; Raggi anali molli: 9. Dark olive-green or reddish brown dorsally, greenish wash on upper flanks, lower flanks silvery (Ref. 9812). Gold blotch on operculum (Ref. 9812). Golden-yellow iris around dark eye (Ref. 9812). Fins greenish brown, except anal fin with white margin (Ref. 9812). Black spot at base of pectoral fin (Ref. 9812).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Form schools in shallow coastal waters and lower estuaries. Found in freshwater during its first year, seldom thereafter (Ref. 9812). Spawn near estuary mouths or in the sea (Ref. 9812). Oviparous, eggs are pelagic and non-adhesive (Ref. 205). Feed on small crustaceans and mollusks as well as microscopic algae (Ref. 2109). Marketed fresh or filleted (Ref. 9812).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore : Harrison, Ian | Collaboratori

Francis, M.P., 1993. Checklist of the coastal fishes of Lord Howe, Norfolk, and Kermadec Islands, Southwest Pacific Ocean. Pac. Sci. 47(2):136-170. (Ref. 8879)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Pesca: commerciale
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 18.1 - 23.3, mean 21.2 (based on 60 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 1.0000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01148 (0.00543 - 0.02429), b=2.97 (2.80 - 3.14), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.1   ±0.41 se; Based on food items.
Resilienza (Ref. 69278):  Alto, tempo minimo di raddoppiamento della popolazione meno di 15 mesi (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (21 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Medium.