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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Mugiliformes
Family: Mugilidae Mullets

Genus: Valamugil

(See list of species below)



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4 species (see list below)

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Photo by Williams, J.T.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Valamugil buchanani (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Williams, J.T.
 
Valamugil buchanani
[Bluetail mullet]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Northwest Pacific

Valamugil formosae (Oshima, 1922)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Valamugil formosae
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Photo by SFSA

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

Photo by SFSA
 
Valamugil robustus
[Robust mullet]

Photo by FAO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Valamugil speigleri (Bleeker, 1858)

Photo by FAO
 
Valamugil speigleri
[Speigler's mullet]
4 Species of Family Mugilidae with Genus Valamugil
(Mullets)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1853 Valamugil buchanani Bluetail mullet Indo-Pacific 100 TL
1922 Valamugil formosae Northwest Pacific
1861 Valamugil robustus Robust mullet Western Indian Ocean 30 TL
1858 Valamugil speigleri Speigler's mullet Indo-West Pacific 35 TL



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