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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Mugiliformes
Family: Mugilidae Mullets

Genus: Planiliza

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15 species
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Asia
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Planiliza abu (Heckel, 1843)

Photo by Photo by Yalcin Ozdilek, S.
 
Planiliza abu
[Abu mullet]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 39.4 cm TL
Planiliza affinis (Günther, 1861)

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Planiliza affinis
[Eastern keelback mullet]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Planiliza alata (Steindachner, 1892)

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Planiliza alata
[Diamond mullet]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Planiliza carinata (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Planiliza carinata
[Keeled mullet]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Planiliza haematocheilus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1845)

Photo by Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Planiliza haematocheilus
[So-iuy mullet]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Planiliza klunzingeri (Day, 1888)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Planiliza klunzingeri
[Klunzinger's mullet]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm SL
Planiliza macrolepis (Smith, 1846)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Planiliza macrolepis
[Largescale mullet]
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Planiliza mandapamensis
[Indian mullet]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Planiliza melinoptera (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by Photo by Penrith, M.-L.
 
Planiliza melinoptera
[Otomebora mullet]
No picture found


 
Planiliza ordensis
[River Diamond mullet]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Planiliza parsia (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Photo by Hasan, M.E.
 
Planiliza parsia
[Goldspot mullet]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Planiliza persica (Senou, Randall & Okiyama, 1995)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Planiliza persica
[Persian mullet]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Planiliza planiceps (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by Photo by Vidthayanon, C.
 
Planiliza planiceps
[Tade gray mullet]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Planiliza subviridis (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by Photo by Hasan, M.E.
 
Planiliza subviridis
[Greenback mullet]
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Planiliza tade
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Planiliza abu Abu mullet Asia 20 TL 1843
Planiliza affinis Eastern keelback mullet Northwest Pacific 39.4 TL 1861
Planiliza alata Diamond mullet Indo-West Pacific 75 TL 1892
Planiliza carinata Keeled mullet Indian Ocean 18 TL 1836
Planiliza haematocheilus So-iuy mullet Northwest Pacific 80 TL 1845
Planiliza klunzingeri Klunzinger's mullet Western Indian Ocean 20 TL 1888
Planiliza macrolepis Largescale mullet Indo-Pacific 60 SL 1846
Planiliza mandapamensis Indian mullet Indian Ocean 1997
Planiliza melinoptera Otomebora mullet Indo-Pacific 30 SL 1836
Planiliza ordensis River Diamond mullet West Central Pacific 1945
Planiliza parsia Goldspot mullet Indian Ocean 16 TL 1822
Planiliza persica Persian mullet Western Indian Ocean 30 TL 1995
Planiliza planiceps Tade gray mullet Indo-Pacific 70 TL 1836
Planiliza subviridis Greenback mullet Indo-Pacific 40 SL 1836
Planiliza tade Indo-West Pacific 1775



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