Mugil trichodon Poey, 1875
Fantail mullet
photo by FAO

Family:  Mugilidae (Mullets)
Max. size:  46 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 190.0 g
Environment:  pelagic-neritic; freshwater; brackish; marine, catadromous
Distribution:  Western Atlantic: Florida, USA to northeastern Brazil.
Biology:  Occur in coastal water, brackish lagoons and lower reaches of rivers (sometimes in freshwater) (Ref. 3791). Feed on small algae and other organic matter (Ref. 3791). Oviparous, eggs are pelagic and non-adhesive (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 21 December 2018 Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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