Crenimugil pedaraki (Valenciennes, 1836)
Longfin mullet
Crenimugil pedaraki
photo by Randall, J.E.

Family:  Mugilidae (Mullets)
Max. size:  60 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; marine
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific: East Africa south to Knysna, South Africa and east to the western Pacific.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 4-4; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-9; Anal spines: 3-3; Anal soft rays: 9-9. Caudal fin deeply emarginate; silvery blue-grey on back, silvery on sides and ventrally; pectoral fins yellowish with a black spot at upper base (Ref. 11441).
Biology:  Oviparous, eggs are pelagic and non-adhesive (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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