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Thicklip mullet

(Chelon labrosus)

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Description

( A.Risso,1827) is a species of fish in the Mugilidae familythat can reach 90 cm in length and up to 6 kg in weight.It is themost common mullet species ofcold water,silver-colored and large scales,small mouth and thick upper lip.The first dorsal fin has large rays.It is played between January and April.It lives in the sublitoral,between algae and rocks,in estuaries and,sometimes,in sewers.It feeds on small invertebrates and algae.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Mugiliformes
Family:Mugilidae
Genus:Chelon
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