Image: Sea Mullet, Mugil cephalus
A Sea Mullet caught at Hastings Point, just inside mouth of Cudgera Creek, December 2002. The fish is now registered in the Australian Museum Ichthyology Collection (AMS I.41874-009).
- Mark McGrouther
- © Australian Museum
- Common name:
- Sea Mullet
- Scientific name:
- Mugil cephalus
The species can be recognised by its large adipose eyelid and the bluish spot at the base of the pectoral fin.
Hutchins, B. & R. Swainston. 1986. Sea Fishes of Southern Australia. Complete Field Guide for Anglers and Divers. Swainston Publishing. Pp. 180.