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red mullet

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red mullet

n
(Animals) any of the marine percoid fishes constituting the family Mullidae, esp Mullus surmuletus, a food fish of European waters. They have a pair of long barbels beneath the chin and a reddish coloration. US name: goatfish
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red′ mul′let


n.
a goatfish.
[1755–65]
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Noun1.red mullet - brightly colored tropical fishes with chin barbelsred mullet - brightly colored tropical fishes with chin barbels
mullet - bottom dwelling marine warm water fishes with two barbels on the chin
genus Mullus, Mullus - type genus of the Mullidae: goatfishes
Mullus auratus, red goatfish - body bright scarlet with 2 yellow to reddish strips on side
Mulloidichthys martinicus, yellow goatfish - schooling goatfish; greyish with yellow stripe
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References in periodicals archive ?
Investigations on red mullets (Mullus barbatus Linnaeus, 1758) biology, Edremit Bay, Aegean Sea (in Turkish with English abstract).
AGE, GROWTH AND LENGTH-WEIGHT RELATIONSHIP OF RED MULLET (MULLUS BARBATUS LINNAEUS, 1758) IN GULBAHCE BAY (AEGEAN SEA)
The aim of this survey is to determine the growth parameters and some bioecological features of red mullet (Mullus barbatus L., 1758) population distributed in the bight of Gulbahce.
Keywords: Red mullet, Mullus barbatus, Growth parameters, Izmir Bay, Gulbahce Bay
Observations on the Iskenderun red mullet (Mullus barbatus) and its environment.
An investigation on the age, growth and biological characteristics of red mullet (Mullus barbatus ponticus, Essipov, 1927) in the Eastern Black Sea.
Nursery areas of red mullet (Mullus barbatus), hake (Merluccius merluccius) and deep-water rose shrimp (Parapenaeus longirostris) in the Eastern-Central Mediterranean Sea.
Some biological parameters of the red mullet, Mullus barbatus L., 1758, from the Gulf of Tunis.
Four servings will need 20 large raw tiger prawns, head and shell on, 12 baby squid, cleaned, and eight unsalted anchovies, eight very small red mullets, perhaps asking your fishmonger to remove the fillets.
Invariably, cooks will use squid or octopus, but you can include anchovies, prawns or small red mullet. You need a good squeeze of lemon juice and a sprinkle of sea salt.