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- Mullus surmuletus
- Surmullet, Striped Red Mullet
- Family tree:
- Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Mullidae (Family) > Mullus (Genus) > surmuletus (Species)
- Initial determination:
- Linnaeus, 1758
- West Sahara, Russland, Straße von Gibralta, Tunesien, the Black Sea, the North Sea, Algeria, Azores, European Coasts, Israel, Madeira, Morocco, Portugal, Scandinavia, Senegal, Spain, the British Isles, the Canary Islands, the Cape Verde Archipelago, the Isle of Man, the Mediterranean Sea, West Africa
- Sea depth:
- 5 - 409 Meter
- 9.84" - 15.75" (25cm - 40cm)
- 44.6 °F - (7°C - 16,1°C)
- Clam meat, Clams, Crabs, Crustaceans, Fish (little fishes), Snails, Worms
- Not suitable for home aquaria!
- Not available as offspring
- Toxic hazard unknown
- Not evaluated
- Red List:
- Least concern (LC)
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- Meerwasser-Lexikon Team
- 2012-07-29 19:12:46
- 2020-07-29 18:41:25
Occurs on broken and rough grounds but also found over sand and soft bottoms at depths less than 100 m.
Feeds on benthic organisms such as shrimps and amphipods, polychaetes, mollusks, and benthic fishes
Eastern Atlantic: Western Norway, English Channel (rare in North Sea) to Dakar, Senegal and the Canary Islands, including the Mediterranean and the Black Sea.
Mullus barbatus surmuletus Linnaeus, 1758
Mullus fuscatus Rafinesque, 1810
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Mullidae (Family) > Mullus (Genus) > Mullus surmuletus (Species)
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