Species under Chelon
n= 11
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Chelon auratus
(Risso, 1810)
Golden grey mullet Eastern Atlantic 59
Chelon bandialensis
(Diouf, 1991)
Diassanga Mullet Africa 57.2
Chelon bispinosus
(Bowdich, 1825)
Cape Verde mullet Eastern Central Atlantic 15
Chelon dumerili
(Steindachner, 1870)
Grooved mullet Eastern Atlantic 40
Chelon labrosus
(Risso, 1827)
Thicklip grey mullet Eastern Atlantic 75
Chelon parsia
(Hamilton, 1822)
Goldspot mullet Indian Ocean 16
Chelon planiceps
(Valenciennes, 1836)
Tade gray mullet Indo-Pacific 70
Chelon ramada
(Risso, 1827)
Thinlip grey mullet Eastern Atlantic 70
Chelon richardsonii
(Smith, 1846)
South African mullet Southeast Atlantic 40.5
Chelon saliens
(Risso, 1810)
Leaping mullet Eastern Atlantic 40
Chelon tricuspidens
(Smith, 1935)
Striped mullet Southeast Atlantic 75
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