Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Mugiliformes
(Mullets) > Mugilidae
Etymology: Rhinomugil: Greek, rhinos = nose + Latin, mugil, -is = grey mullet (Ref. 45335).
Environment / Climate / Range
Freshwater; brackish; pelagic. Tropical
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Morphology | Morphometrics
Asia and Oceania: Australia and New Guinea.
Inhabit muddy freshwaters and mangroves. May feed on surface algae and insects, but also on benthic organisms. May breath air and wriggle over mud banks for short distances. Oviparous, eggs are pelagic and non-adhesive (Ref. 205).
Harrison, I.J. and H. Senou, 1997. Order Mugiliformes. Mugilidae. Mullets. p. 2069-2108. In K.E. Carpenter and V.H. Niem (eds.) FAO species identification guide for fishery purposes. The living marine resources of the Western Central Pacific. Volume 4. Bony fishes part 2 (Mugilidae to Carangidae). FAO, Rome. (Ref. 9812)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)
CITES (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.7500 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01148 (0.00526 - 0.02507), b=2.95 (2.77 - 3.13), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 2.9 ±0.31 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Moderate to high vulnerability (53 of 100) .