Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Mugiliformes
(Mullets) > Mugilidae
Etymology: Liza: Spanish, liza = grey mullet.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; demersal. Subtropical; 30°N - 8°N, 49°E - 77°E
Western Indian Ocean: Persian Gulf to western coast of India.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm 15.6, range 14 - 18 cm
Max length : 20.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 11441)
Oviparous, eggs are pelagic and non-adhesive (Ref. 205).
Synchronous ovarian organization (Ref. 52049).
Randall, J.E., 1995. Coastal fishes of Oman. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, Hawaii. 439 p. (Ref. 11441)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES (Ref. 115941)
Threat to humans
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969
): 24.8 - 29.3, mean 27.3 (based on 284 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5156 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01175 (0.00659 - 0.02094), b=2.94 (2.79 - 3.09), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 2.6 ±0.26 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Fec = 88,896).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low to moderate vulnerability (27 of 100) .