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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Mugiliformes
Family: Mugilidae Mullets
Subfamily: Rhinomugilinae
Genus: Osteomugil

(See list of species below)



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4 species (see list below)

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Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 41 cm TL
Osteomugil cunnesius (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Osteomugil cunnesius
[Longarm mullet]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Osteomugil engeli (Bleeker, 1858)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Osteomugil engeli
[Kanda]

Photo by Krumme, U.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Osteomugil perusii (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by Krumme, U.
 
Osteomugil perusii
[Longfinned mullet]

Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Osteomugil robustus (Günther, 1861)

Photo by SFSA
 
Osteomugil robustus
[Robust mullet]
4 Species of Family Mugilidae with Genus Osteomugil
(Mullets)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1836 Osteomugil cunnesius Longarm mullet Indo-West Pacific. 41 TL
1858 Osteomugil engeli Kanda Indo-Pacific 30 TL
1836 Osteomugil perusii Longfinned mullet Indo-West Pacific 25 TL
1861 Osteomugil robustus Robust mullet Western Indian Ocean 30 TL



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