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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Mugiliformes
Family: Mugilidae Mullets

Genus: Myxus

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2 species (see list below)

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Photo by SFSA

Africa
Max. Length 45 cm FL
Myxus capensis (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by SFSA
 
Myxus capensis
[Freshwater mullet]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Myxus elongatus Günther, 1861

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Myxus elongatus
[Sand grey mullet]
2 Species of Family Mugilidae with Genus Myxus
(Mullets)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1836 Myxus capensis Freshwater mullet Africa 45 FL
1861 Myxus elongatus Sand grey mullet Southwest Pacific 40 TL



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