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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Mugiliformes
Family: Mugilidae Mullets

Genus: Planiliza

(See list of species below)



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7 species (see list below)

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Photo by Yalcin Ozdilek, S.

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

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

Photo by Shao, K.T.

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

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

Photo by SFSA

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

Photo by SFSA
 
Planiliza alata
[Diamond mullet]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm SL
Planiliza macrolepis (Smith, 1846)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Planiliza macrolepis
[Largescale mullet]

Photo by SFSA

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Planiliza melinopterus (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by SFSA
 
Planiliza melinopterus
[Otomebora mullet]

Photo by Hasan, M.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Planiliza subviridis (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by Hasan, M.E.
 
Planiliza subviridis
[Greenback mullet]
7 Species of Family Mugilidae with Genus Planiliza
(Mullets)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1843 Planiliza abu Abu mullet Asia 20 TL
1861 Planiliza affinis Eastern keelback mullet Northwest Pacific 30 SL
1892 Planiliza alata Diamond mullet Indo-West Pacific 75 TL
1845 Planiliza haematocheila So-iuy mullet Northwest Pacific 80 TL
1846 Planiliza macrolepis Largescale mullet Indo-Pacific 60 SL
1836 Planiliza melinopterus Otomebora mullet Indo-Pacific 30 SL
1836 Planiliza subviridis Greenback mullet Indo-Pacific 40 SL



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