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Fish Species Description

Mountain mullet

Agonostomus monticola

(Bancroft, 1934)

mountain mullet Species Photo


Order: Mugiliformes
Family: Mugilidae
Alternate Names:


Marine, brackish, freshwater

mountain mullet Region Map


This diadromus species can travel long distances upstream into freshwater and could potentially be captured in any free-flowing portions of Atlantic- or Gulf-slope rivers in Georgia.

Basin Distribution in Georgia:

In Georgia, occurs in the Savannah River basin.

Additional Information from
Georgia Department of Natural Resources:

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