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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Mugiliformes
Family: Mugilidae Mullets

Genus: Liza

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6 species (see list below)

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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 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]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 26.1 cm FL

 
Liza ramsayi
[Ramsay's mullet]
6 Species of Family Mugilidae with Genus Liza
(Mullets)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1836 Liza carinata Keeled mullet Indian Ocean 18 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
1883 Liza ramsayi Ramsay's mullet Western Central Pacific 26.1 FL



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