Species under Mugil
n= 18
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Mugil bananensis
(Pellegrin, 1927)
Banana mullet Eastern Atlantic 40
Mugil brevirostris
(Ribeiro, 1915)
Southwest Atlantic 20.9
Mugil broussonnetii
Valenciennes, 1836
Broussonnet's mullet Pacific Ocean 19.4
Mugil capurrii
(Perugia, 1892)
Leaping African mullet Eastern Central Atlantic 45
Mugil cephalus
Linnaeus, 1758
Flathead grey mullet Cosmopolitan in coastal waters of the tropical, subtropical and temperate zones of all seas. Eastern Pacific 100
Mugil curema
Valenciennes, 1836
White mullet Western Atlantic 91
Mugil curvidens
Valenciennes, 1836
Dwarf mullet Western Atlantic 34.3
Mugil gaimardianus
Desmarest, 1831
Redeye mullet Western Atlantic 67
Mugil galapagensis
Ebeling, 1961
Galapagos mullet Southeast Pacific 40
Mugil hospes
Jordan & Culver, 1895
Hospe mullet Western Atlantic 35.5
Mugil incilis
Hancock, 1830
Parassi mullet Western Atlantic 40
Mugil liza
Valenciennes, 1836
Lebranche mullet Western Atlantic 80
Mugil longicauda
Guitart & Alvarez-Lojonchere, 1976
Western Central Atlantic
Mugil margaritae
Menezes, Nirchio, Oliveira & Siccharamirez, 2015
Caribbean 26.5
Mugil rubrioculus
Harrison, Nirchio, Oliveira, Ron & Gaviria, 2007
Western Atlantic and the Caribbean 44.6
Mugil setosus
Gilbert, 1892
Liseta mullet Eastern Central Pacific 30
Mugil thoburni
Jordan & Starks, 1896
Thoburn's mullet Eastern Pacific 29.5
Mugil trichodon
Poey, 1875
Western Atlantic 46
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