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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Mugiliformes
Family: Mugilidae Mullets

Genus: Liza

(See list of species below)



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20 species (see list below)

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Photo by Yalcin Ozdilek, S.

Asia
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Liza abu (Heckel, 1843)

Photo by Yalcin Ozdilek, S.
 
Liza abu
[Abu mullet]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Liza affinis (Günther, 1861)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Liza affinis
[Eastern keelback mullet]

Photo by SFSA

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Liza alata (Steindachner, 1892)

Photo by SFSA
 
Liza alata
[Diamond mullet]

Photo by Yau, B.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Liza argentea (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)

Photo by Yau, B.
 
Liza argentea
[Flat-tail mullet]

Photo by Hernández-González, C.L.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 59 cm TL
Liza aurata (Risso, 1810)

Photo by Hernández-González, C.L.
 
Liza aurata
[Golden grey mullet]

Photo by Durand, J.-D.

Africa
Max. Length 57.2 cm SL
Liza bandialensis Diouf, 1991

Photo by Durand, J.-D.
 
Liza bandialensis
[Diassanga Mullet]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Liza carinata (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Liza carinata
[Keeled mullet]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Liza dumerili (Steindachner, 1870)

Photo by FAO
 
Liza dumerili
[Grooved mullet]

Photo by FAO

Africa
Max. Length 41 cm FL
Liza falcipinnis (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by FAO
 
Liza falcipinnis
[Sicklefin mullet]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Liza grandisquamis (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by FAO
 
Liza grandisquamis
[Largescaled mullet]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Liza haematocheila (Temminck & Schlegel, 1845)

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Liza haematocheila
[So-iuy mullet]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Liza klunzingeri (Day, 1888)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Liza klunzingeri
[Klunzinger's mullet]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm TL

 
Liza luciae
[St. Lucia mullet]
No picture found
Indian Ocean

 
Liza mandapamensis
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Liza persicus (Senou, Randall & Okiyama, 1995)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Liza persicus
[Persian mullet]

Photo by Meyer, T.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Liza ramada (Risso, 1827)

Photo by Meyer, T.
 
Liza ramada
[Thinlip grey mullet]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 26.1 cm FL

 
Liza ramsayi
[Ramsay's mullet]

Photo by SFSA

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 40.5 cm TL
Liza richardsonii (Smith, 1846)

Photo by SFSA
 
Liza richardsonii
[South African mullet]

Photo by Otel, V.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Liza saliens (Risso, 1810)

Photo by Otel, V.
 
Liza saliens
[Leaping mullet]

Photo by SFSA

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Liza tricuspidens (Smith, 1935)

Photo by SFSA
 
Liza tricuspidens
[Striped mullet]
20 Species of Family Mugilidae with Genus Liza
(Mullets)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1843 Liza abu Abu mullet Asia 20 TL
1861 Liza affinis Eastern keelback mullet Northwest Pacific 30 SL
1892 Liza alata Diamond mullet Indo-West Pacific 75 TL
1825 Liza argentea Flat-tail mullet Indo-West Pacific 45 TL
1810 Liza aurata Golden grey mullet Eastern Atlantic 59 TL
1991 Liza bandialensis Diassanga Mullet Africa 57.2 SL
1836 Liza carinata Keeled mullet Indian Ocean 18 TL
1870 Liza dumerili Grooved mullet Eastern Atlantic 40 TL
1836 Liza falcipinnis Sicklefin mullet Africa 41 FL
1836 Liza grandisquamis Largescaled mullet Eastern Atlantic 40 TL
1845 Liza haematocheila So-iuy mullet Northwest Pacific 80 TL
1888 Liza klunzingeri Klunzinger's mullet Western Indian Ocean 20 TL
1967 Liza luciae St. Lucia mullet Western Indian Ocean 20 TL
1997 Liza mandapamensis Indian Ocean
1995 Liza persicus Persian mullet Western Indian Ocean 30 TL
1827 Liza ramada Thinlip grey mullet Eastern Atlantic 70 TL
1883 Liza ramsayi Ramsay's mullet Western Central Pacific 26.1 FL
1846 Liza richardsonii South African mullet Southeast Atlantic 40.5 TL
1810 Liza saliens Leaping mullet Eastern Atlantic 40 SL
1935 Liza tricuspidens Striped mullet Southeast Atlantic 75 TL



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