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Fish Species Description

Striped mullet

Mugil cephalus

Linnaeus, 1758

striped mullet Species Photo


Order: Mugiliformes
Family: Mugilidae
Alternate Names:


Marine, brackish, freshwater

striped mullet Region Map


Basin Distribution in Georgia:

In Georgia, occurs in the Flint, St. Marys, Satilla, Ocmulgee, Oconee, Altamaha, Ogeechee, and Savannah River basins.

Additional Information from
Georgia Department of Natural Resources:

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