Species details

Accepted scientific name:

Mugil cephalus Linnaeus, 1758 (accepted name)

Synonyms:

Mugil albula Linnaeus, 1766 (synonym)

Mugil ashanteensis Bleeker, 1863 (synonym)

Mugil cephalotus Valenciennes, 1836 (synonym)

Mugil cephalus ashanteensis Bleeker, 1863 (synonym)

Mugil cephalus cephalus Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)

Mugil chaptalii (non Eydoux & Souleyet, 1850) (misapplied name)

Mugil crenilabis our Forsskål, 1775 (synonym)

Mugil dobula Günther, 1861 (synonym)

Mugil galapagensis (non Ebeling, 1961) (misapplied name)

Mugil gelatinosus Klunzinger, 1872 (synonym)

Mugil grandis Castelnau, 1879 (synonym)

Mugil hypselosoma Ogilby, 1897 (synonym)

Mugil japonicus Temminck & Schlegel, 1845 (synonym)

Mugil lineatus Valenciennes, 1836 (synonym)

Mugil mexicanus Steindachner, 1876 (synonym)

Mugil muelleri Klunzinger, 1880 (synonym)

Mugil mulleri Klunzinger, 1880 (synonym)

Mugil occidentalis Castelnau, 1873 (synonym)

Mugil our Forsskål, 1775 (synonym)

Mugil perusii (non Valenciennes, 1836) (misapplied name)

Mugil provensalis Risso, 1810 (synonym)

Mugil tang Bloch, 1794 (ambiguous synonym)

Mugil vulpinus Nardo, 1847 (ambiguous synonym)

Myxus barnardi Gilchrist & Thompson, 1914 (synonym)

Myxus caecutiens Günther, 1876 (synonym)

Myxus pacificus Steindachner, 1900 (ambiguous synonym)

Myxus superficialis Klunzinger, 1870 (synonym)

Common names:

gray mullet English

Aalder Dutch

Aarder Dutch

Aguas Bikol, Tagalog

Agwas Bikol, Tagalog, Visayan, Waray-waray

Ain Bengali, Ijo

Aitam Carolinian

Albur Spanish

Aligasin Tagalog

Ama'ama Hawaiian

Anace Fijian

Anae Hawaiian, Samoan, Tahitian

Antafa Malagasy

Antendro Malagasy

Anubah Arabic

Araaby Arabic

Asfatiya Arabic

Asubi Tagalog

Auaree Rapa

Babaš Croatian

Balanak Agutaynen, Bikol, Cebuano, Hiligaynon, Kagayanen, Kapampangan, Magindanaon, Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug, Waray-waray

Baldigare Italian

Banak Cebuano, Chavacano, Cotabato Chavacano, Davawenyo, Hiligaynon, Kuyunon, Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug, Surigaonon, Tagalog, Visayan, Waray-waray

Bayanak Surigaonon

Belanak Malay

Beyah Arabic

Bhomat Gujarati

Biah Arabic, Persian

Biah Srpehn Persian

Biyah Arabic

Black mullet English

Black true mullet English

Boi Gujarati, Kim, Marathi

Boita Marathi

Bol Marathi

Bolpina Italian

Bora Japanese, Sindhi

Bright mullet English

Bullûa Spanish

Bully mullet English

Cá Ð?i m?c Vietnamese

Cachamba Spanish

Caanood Somali

Cabeçut Spanish

Cabezudo Portuguese, Spanish

Capitán English, Spanish

Capiton Spanish

Cabot Creole, French, French

Cagarraz Portuguese

Callifaver mullet English

Calmou Papiamento

Cambiro Portuguese

Cap pla Spanish

Capazzone Italian

Capocefalo Italian

Capozzo Italian

Capuozzo Italian

Carida French

Caridou French

Carmou Papiamento

Cefalo Italian, Spanish

Cefalo mazzone Italian

Cefalo verace Italian

Cefalo vero Italian

Cefalu Italian

Cefolo Italian

Cefulu cirini Italian

Chefal Rumanian

Chefal mare Rumanian

Ciavarini Italian

Ciefl Italian

Cievollo Italian

Cievolo Italian

Cipal bataš Croatian

Cipal glavas Serbian

Cipal glavaš Croatian

Cipli Serbian

Common grey mullet English

Common mullet English

Cremole French

Curemà Portuguese

Curimã Portuguese

Curimã-í Portuguese

Deem Wolof

Diabaï Wolof

Diklipharder Dutch

Eirigo-do-rio Portuguese

Firzetta Italian

Flachkopf-Meeräsche German

Flathead grey mullet English

Flathead greymullet English

Flathead mullet English

Gerita Malay

Gerpuh Javanese

Galupe Spanish

Gandhia Gujarati

Gawafa Arabic

Gefalu Italian

Gemeine Meeräsche German

Gereh Javanese, Malay

Gestreifte Meeräsche German

Gewöhnliche Meeräsche German

Gharyb Arabic

Gis Wolof

Gisaw Cebuano, Cotabato Chavacano, Davawenyo, Hiligaynon, Surigaonon

Glavaš Croatian

Glavati cipelj Slovene

Glissà Italian

Guéseou Fon GBE

Grå multe Swedish

Grey mullet English

Großkopf German

Grossköpfige Meeräsche German

Großkopf-Meeräsche German

Guiss Wolof

Gutarana Arabic

Haarder English

Harder Afrikaans, Dutch, German

Hardgut mullet English

Hurong Other

Iliça de cap gros Spanish

Iliça sabada Spanish

Ilissa lobarrera Spanish

Is barri godeya Sinhalese

Jabaay Wolof

Javra Croatian

Jompo Malagasy

Jumpul Malay

Juovakeltti Finnish

Kaplat Maltese

Kafal Persian

Kahaha Hawaiian

Kanae Maori, Tuamotuan

Kanahe Niuean, Tongan

Kapae Tahitian

Kapiiyut Palicur

Kathiparega Telugu

Kathi-parenga Telugu

Kedera Malay

Kasmeen Tamil

Keffal Bulgarian

Kifon gdol hazosh Hebrew

Kitheya Sinhalese

Kôrômii Numee

Koto Fijian

Kunungui Krio

Kûrûmil Numee

Laban Rumanian

Laiguan-asut Carolinian

Lebranche Spanish

Lisa Spanish

Lisa cabezuda Spanish

Lisa común Spanish

Lisa pardete Spanish

Lisa rayada Spanish

Lisas Chavacano

Lissa French, Italian

Lissa amaria Spanish

Liza cabezona Spanish

Lizarra Spanish

Lizza Italian, Spanish

Llissa llobarrera Catalan

Lombbie Krio

Lul-luran Ilokano

Ma sek Krio

Maalan Kumak

Machu Spanish

Machuto Spanish

Madavai Tamil

Mala Kannada, Malay

Manalei Tamil

Mangan Gujarati, Marathi

Mangrove mullet English

Manla Tamil

Massun Italian

Mattarello Italian

Mesciarino Italian

Mazzone Italian

Mecia Italian

Meciatino Italian

Meciato Italian

Meuil French

M'Hizi Komoro

Miil-budhi-dhirr Tokelauan

Milé Creole, French

Mkizi Giryama, Swahili

Morski cefal Bulgarian

Mollit English, Krio

Muzzeru Italian

Muzzulu Italian

Muge French, Portuguese

Muge à groose tête French

Muge cabot French

Muge céphale French

Mugella Italian

Mugem Portuguese

Muggine Italian

Muggine caparello Italian

Muggini Italian

Mugil Spanish

Mugil australijski Polish

Mugil cefal Polish

Mugil común Spanish

Mugo fangous French

Mujelle Italian

Mujol Spanish

Mujou French

Mule Spanish

Mulet Creole, French, English, French, Kumak

Mulet à grosse tête French

Mulet bleu French

Mulet cabot French

Mulet jaune French

Mulet jeune French

Mulet voilé Creole, French

Mulet-cabot French

Mulett Maltese

Mulett ta' l'iswed Maltese

Muletta Italian

Mulettu Italian

Mulj Croatian

Mullet English

Multe Norwegian, Swedish

Musai Italian

Musao neigro Italian

Muxo Spanish

Muza Italian

Muzao Italian

Naxoc Kumak

Ngefanu Italian

Nyarongue Portuguese

Olhal Portuguese

Olhalvo Portuguese

O'ola Hawaiian

Pahaha Hawaiian

Papalvo Portuguese

Pardete Spanish

Perong Pangasinan

Pilas Marathi

Pilsa Marathi

Pisciammano Italian

Platkopharder Afrikaans

Platkop-harder Afrikaans

Poisson queue bleue French

Pordete Spanish

Porong Ilokano

Pua El Molo, Hawaiian, Samoan

Pua 'ama Hawaiian

Pua 'ama'ama Hawaiian

Pua po'ola Hawaiian

Qefulli i veres Albanian

Rapang Malay

River mullet English

Röndungur Icelandic

Sea mullet English

Sinal Wolof

Sibo Portuguese, Tagalog

Sherto Marathi

Siegolo Italian

Sievolo Italian

Skakavac Croatian

Springer Afrikaans, Dutch, English, German

Storhovad multe Swedish

Tamaratana Portuguese

Striped mullet English

Sung-o Korean

Tagana Portuguese

Tainha Creole, Portuguese, Portuguese

Tainha cabeça achatada Portuguese

Tainha-olhalvo Portuguese

Tainhota Portuguese

Talilong Tagalog

Tamatarana Portuguese

Tapiara Portuguese

Tapuji Portuguese

Testard French

Testone Italian

Testu French

Thel godeya Sinhalese

Thirutha Malayalam

Tiruta Malayalam

Tirutha Malayalam

Tistuni Italian

Tjockläppad multe Swedish

Tororaka Malagasy

Tshulwa Portuguese

Tueppe Italian

Ugapang Hiligaynon, Tagalog, Waray-waray

Urichoa Portuguese

Volpina Italian

Volpino Italian

Vopina Italian

Waloya Misima-Paneati

Wu tau Cantonese

Wu tau tze Cantonese

Wutsuma Portuguese

Zievalo Italian

Zompona Malagasy

Zoulé Arabic, Hassaniya

Bái yǎn Mandarin Chinese

Avrita balığı Turkish

Cephalos Greek

Haskefal balığı Turkish

Kefal Russian, Turkish

Kefal balığı Turkish

Kefalos Greek

Koklan balığı Turkish

Loban Russian

Mpafa Greek

Multe Danish

Storhovedet multe Danish

Mandarin Chinese

Zī yú Mandarin Chinese

Stribet multe Danish

Topan balığı Turkish

Topbaş balığı Turkish

Tóu zī Mandarin Chinese

Μακόπουλο Greek

Γομβύλι Greek

Κούτουλας Greek

Κεφαλόπουλο Greek

Κέφαλος Greek

Μπάφα Greek

Νιακόπουλο Greek

Στειράδι Greek

лобан Russian

черная кефаль Russian

Mandarin Chinese

Mandarin Chinese

Skocac Croatian

Storhuvad multe Swedish

बोळ Marathi

बोइता Marathi

बोइ Marathi

Bouri Arabic

Cipal batas Croatian

كفال خاكستري Farsi

पीळसा Marathi

पीळास Marathi

બોઈ  Gujarati

ભોમત Gujarati

காசுமீன் Tamil

തിരുത Malayalam

ಮಾಲ  Kannada

மடவை Tamil

மாதவீ  Tamil

மன்லா Tamil

மனலா  Tamil

ボラ Japanese

ગન્ધીયા  Gujarati

मांगान Marathi

காசமீன்  Tamil

కాతిపరెంగ   Telugu

కాతిపరెగ  Telugu

शीरतो Marathi

Classification:

Animalia

LSID

Phylum Chordata

LSID

Class Actinopterygii

LSID

Order Perciformes

LSID

Family Mugilidae

LSID

Genus Mugil

LSID

Distribution:

Aegean Sea; Africa-Inland Waters; Agulhas Current; Albania; Algeria; America, North - Inland waters; America, South - Inland waters; Amur; Angola; Antigua and Barbuda; Arabian Sea; Asia - Inland waters; Athi-Galana-Sabaki River Drainage System; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Eastern Central; Atlantic, Northeast; Atlantic, Northwest; Atlantic, Southeast; Atlantic, Southwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Atulayan Bay; Australia; Australian; Bangladesh; Barbados; Bay of Bengal; Benguela Current; Black Sea; Brazil; Bulgaria; California Current; Cameroon; Canada; Canary Current; Cantabrian Sea; Cape Verde; Caribbean Sea; Caspian Sea; Chagos Islands; Chiku River; Chile; Chilka Lake; China; Christmas Island (Aust.); Colombia; Comoros; Cook Islands; Coral Sea and GBR; Cosmopolitan in coastal waters of the tropical and subtropical zones of all seas. Eastern Pacific: California, USA to Chile (Ref. 2850). Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, Canada to Brazil (Ref. 7251); Cape Cod to southern Gulf of Mexico (Ref. 26938); ab; Costa Rica; Côte d'Ivoire; Cuba; Cyprus; Dominica; Dominican Republic; East Brazil Shelf; East Central Australian Shelf; East China Sea; Ébrié Lagoon; Ecuador; Egypt; El Salvador; Erhjen River; Ethiopian; Europe - Inland waters; Fiji Islands; France; French Guiana; French Polynesia; Gabon; Galapagos Islands; Galician Shelf; Gambia; Georgia; Ghana; Godavari; Greece; Grenada; Guatemala; Guinea; Guinea Current; Guinea-Bissau; Gulf of Mexico; Guyana; Haiti; Han; Hawaii (USA); Honduras; Hong Kong; Humboldt Current; Iberian Coastal; India; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indian Ocean, Western; Indonesia; Indonesian Sea; Insular Pacific-Hawaiian; Iran (Islamic Rep. of); Israel; Italy; Jamaica; Japan; Juan Fernández Islands; Kaoping River; Kazakhstan; Kenya; Kimbe Bay; Korea, Republic of; Kuban River; Kunene River; Kuroshio Current; Lagonoy Gulf; Lebanon; Libyan Arab Jamahiriya; Lingayen Gulf; Lord Howe Island; Madagascar; Malaysia; Malta; Mauritania; Mauritius; Mayotte; Mediterranean and Black Sea; Mediterranean Sea; Mexico; Milne Bay; Morocco; Mozambique; Myanmar; Namibia; Nearctic; Neotropical; New Caledonia; New Zealand; New Zealand Shelf; Nicaragua; Norfolk Island; North Australian Shelf; North Brazil Shelf; North Marianas; Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Oceania - Inland waters; Ogasawara Islands; Orange; Oriental; Ormoc Bay; Pacific Central-American Coastal; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northwest; Pacific, Southeast; Pacific, Southwest; Pacific, Western Central; Pakistan; Palearctic; Panama; Panguil Bay; Papua New Guinea; Peng-hu Island; Persian Gulf; Peru; Peru-Galapagos Waters; Philippines; Polynesian Waters; Portugal; Puerto Rico; Red Sea; Réunion; Rodriguez; Romania; Ruerhmen River; Russian Federation; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent & the Grenadines; Sakhalin Island; San Miguel Bay; San Pedro Bay; Sanaga; Sao Tome and Principe; Saudi Arabia; Scotian Shelf; Sea of Azov; Sea of Marmara; Senegal; Serbia and Montenegro; Seychelles; Shihtsao River; Shiliao River; Sierra Leone; Slovenia; Sogod Bay; Somali Coastal Current; Somalia; Sorsogon Bay; South Africa; South Brazil Shelf; South China Sea; Southwest Australian Shelf; Southwest Chilean Waters; Spain; Sulu-Celebes Sea; Sumjin; Suriname; Syrian Arab Republic; Tagus; Tahiti; Taiwan; Tanshui River; Tanzania, United Rep. of; Tasman Sea; Tayabas Bay; Thailand; Tigris; Tonga; Trinidad and Tobago; Tsengwen River; Tunisia; Turkey; Ukraine; United Kingdom; USA (contiguous states); Vanuatu; Viet Nam; West Central Australian Shelf; Yellow Sea; Youngsan

Additional data:

Type species of the genus.

Source database:

FishBase, Dec 2007

Latest taxonomic scrutiny:

Group expert : Harrison, Ian, Data last modified by FishBase 22-Nov-1995

Online resource:

http://www.fishbase.org/...


CoL taxon LSID:

urn:lsid:catalogueoflife.org:taxon:dc270266-29c1-102b-9a4a-00304854f820:ac2008


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