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Chelon parsia

(Chelon parsia)

Description

Chelon parsia, the goldspot mullet, is a ray-finned fish of the family Mugilidae. It is one of seven species in the genus Chelon. This species is found in the Indian Ocean, specifically in shallow coastal waters of Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka and the Andaman Islands. It is also lives in lagoons, estuaries and even tidal rivers.

Taxonomic tree:

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