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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Mugiliformes
Family: Mugilidae Mullets

Genus: Agonostomus

(See list of species below)



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Africa
Max. Length 20 cm
Agonostomus catalai Pellegrin, 1932

Photo by Photo by Keith, P.
 
Agonostomus catalai
[Comoro mullet]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 36 cm TL
Agonostomus monticola (Bancroft, 1834)

Photo by Photo by Molina, A.
 
Agonostomus monticola
[Mountain mullet]



Africa
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Agonostomus telfairii Bennett, 1832

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Agonostomus telfairii
[Fairy mullet]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Agonostomus catalai Comoro mullet Africa 20 1932
Agonostomus monticola Mountain mullet Western Atlantic 36 TL 1834
Agonostomus telfairii Fairy mullet Africa 75 TL 1832



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