family Mugilidae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Mugilidae - grey mullets
fish family - any of various families of fish
Mugiloidea, suborder Mugiloidea - fishes distinguished by abdominal pelvic fins: families Mugilidae; Atherinidae; Sphyraenidae
gray mullet, grey mullet, mullet - freshwater or coastal food fishes a spindle-shaped body; found worldwide
genus Mugil, Mugil - type genus of the Mugilidae: mullets
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Fish species of the family Mugilidae have wide geographic distribution and are represented by species found in tropical and subtropical waters around the world, especially in coastal waters and estuaries.
Individual growth in species of the family Mugilidae is rapid; they reach in average 17 to 23 cm length and sexual maturity during the first year of life (Yanez-Arancibia, 1976; Martin & Drewry, 1978; Ibanez-Aguirre & Gallardo-Cabello, 1996; Gallardo-Cabello et al.