family Mullidae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Mullidae - goatfishes or red mullets
fish family - any of various families of fish
order Perciformes, order Percomorphi, Perciformes, Percomorphi - one of the largest natural groups of fishes of both marine and fresh water: true perches; basses; tuna
mullet - bottom dwelling marine warm water fishes with two barbels on the chin
genus Mullus, Mullus - type genus of the Mullidae: goatfishes
genus Mulloidichthys, Mulloidichthys - a genus of Mullidae
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Table I shows data on fish specimens of the family Mullidae from five different regions of Mediterranean/Black Sea waters.
The Indo-Pacific goatfish Parupeneus cyclostomus is the most widely distributed species of the family Mullidae, occurring from the Red Sea to South Africa and Madagascar, east to the Hawaiian Islands and Pitcairn Islands, north in the western Pacific to southern Japan and south to New South Wales.