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Mugil curema (White mullet; Small mullet; Silver mullet; Redeye mullet; Mullet; Curema mullet; Blueback mullet)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The white mullet or silver mullet (Mugil curema) is a (sub)tropical marine fish of the Mugilidae family. It is commonly about 30 cm long. Note that silver mullet is also a common name used for fantail mullet (Mugil gyrans).
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Migration [1]  Catadromous

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Thalassia testudinum (turtlegrass)[2]

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