flathead grey mullet (Mugil cephalus)
Author Barton Warren Evermann (1853–1932)
English: Mugil Cephalus Linnaeus
Common Mullet; Striped Mullet
Subject: Striped mullet
English: Evermann, Barton Warren (1899) Report on Investigations by the United States Fish Commission in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas in 1897, Report of the Commissioner (United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries), 1897/1898, Washington, DC: Government Printing Office
The flathead grey mullet (Mugil cephalus) is an important food fish species in the mullet family Mugilidae. It is found in coastal tropical and subtropical waters worldwide. Its length is typically 30 to 75 centimetres. It is known with numerous English names, including the flathead mullet, striped mullet (US, American Fisheries Society name), black mullet, bully mullet, common mullet, grey mullet, sea mullet and mullet, among others.