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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Mugiliformes
Family: Mugilidae Mullets

Genus: Planiliza

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Planiliza abu Abu mullet Asia 20 TL 1843
Planiliza affinis Eastern keelback mullet Northwest Pacific 30 SL 1861
Planiliza alata Diamond mullet Indo-West Pacific 75 TL 1892
Planiliza haematocheila So-iuy mullet Northwest Pacific 80 TL 1845
Planiliza macrolepis Largescale mullet Indo-Pacific 60 SL 1846
Planiliza melinopterus Otomebora mullet Indo-Pacific 30 SL 1836
Planiliza subviridis Greenback mullet Indo-Pacific 40 SL 1836



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