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Temporal range: Early Oligocene to Present[1]
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Mugil cephalus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Mugiliformes
Family: Mugilidae
Genus: Mugil
Linnaeus, 1758

Mugil is a genus of mugilid mullets.


There are currently 14 recognized species in this genus: [2]


  1. ^ Sepkoski, Jack (2002). "A compendium of fossil marine animal genera". Bulletins of American Paleontology 364: p.560. Retrieved 2007-12-25. 
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2012). Species of Mugil in FishBase. June 2012 version.