Mullus ponticus Essipov, 1927
Blunt-snouted mullet
photo by Otel, V.

Family:  Mullidae (Goatfishes)
Max. size:  21.9 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 161.1 g
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 100 - 300 m
Distribution:  Black Sea and Sea of Azov.
Biology:  Occurs over mud, sand and gravel bottoms of the continental shelf. Feeds on small benthic invertebrates (crustaceans, worms and mollusks) (Ref. 4845).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Romanov, Evgeny V. - 20.01.97
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 12.10.21

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