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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Mugiliformes
Family: Mugilidae Mullets

Genus: Crenimugil

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5 species
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Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Crenimugil buchanani (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Photo by Williams, J.T.
 
Crenimugil buchanani
[Bluetail mullet]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Crenimugil crenilabis (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Crenimugil crenilabis
[Fringelip mullet]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Crenimugil heterocheilos (Bleeker, 1855)

Photo by Photo by Bray, D.J. 2018, Crenimugil heterocheilos in Fishes of Australia
 
Crenimugil heterocheilos
[Half fringelip mullet]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Crenimugil pedaraki (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Crenimugil pedaraki
[Longfin mullet]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Crenimugil seheli (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Crenimugil seheli
[Bluespot mullet]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Crenimugil buchanani Bluetail mullet Indo-Pacific 100 TL 1853
Crenimugil crenilabis Fringelip mullet Indo-Pacific 60 TL 1775
Crenimugil heterocheilos Half fringelip mullet Indo-Pacific 50 SL 1855
Crenimugil pedaraki Longfin mullet Indo-West Pacific 60 TL 1836
Crenimugil seheli Bluespot mullet Indo-Pacific 60 TL 1775



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