Scientific Name
Moolgarda cunnesius
Moolgarda cunnesius長鰭莫鯔
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Valenciennes, 1836) Depth 0 - 40M
Chinese 長鰭莫鯔 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鯔科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F245 Mugilidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 長鰭莫鯔 
Max Length 41 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 豆仔魚、烏仔、烏仔魚、烏魚、長鰭凡鯔 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、South、North、PonFu 
Habitats Coral、Benthos、Estuary、Fresh Water、
Holotype Locality Coromandel coast, India, eastern Indian Ocean; [Moluques] Moluccas/Maluku, Indonesia; [Bombay] Mumbai, Maharashtra State, India, Arabian Sea, western Indian Ocean 
Synonyms Liza strongylocephalus, Mugil amarulus, Mugil atherinoides, Mugil cunnesius, Mugil kelaarti, Mugil kelaartii, Mugil longimanus, Mugil ophuiseni, Mugil ophuysenii, Mugil strongylocephalus, Myxus cunnesius, Valamugil cunnesius   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.4(FAO,1999)  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Carpenter, K. E. etc. 1999 
Specimen List ASIZP0059480. ASIZP0061397. ASIZP0064762. ASIZP0064839. ASIZP0068510. ASIZP0068524. ASIZP0068555. ASIZP0068558. ASIZP0068615. ASIZP0068741. ASIZP0068914. ASIZP0068920. ASIZP0079010. ASIZP0079519. ASIZP0080533. ASIZP0080534. ASIZP0080781. ASIZP0080782. ASIZP0080783. ASIZP0800207. ASIZP0800328. ASIZP0807461. ASIZP0807462. ASIZP0807517. ASIZP0807518. ASIZP0807519. ASIZP0900026. ASIZP0900027. ASIZP0900028. ASIZP0910207. ASIZP0917461. ASIZP0917462. ASIZP0917517. ASIZP0917518. ASIZP0917519. FRIP01188. NMMBP01990. ...List all 44 records... 
Barcode2015-11-01,Yu-Ming Shih,CO1,100% 2016-07-15,Yung-Chieh,CO1,100% 2016-07-15,Yung-Chieh,CO1,100%
Common Name Round-headed mullet; Round-head mullet; Longarm mullet; Longfin grey mullet; Longfin mullet 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body somewhat fusiform. Head deeper than wide and dorsally flattened. Snout moderately long and more or less pointed in profile. Lips thin, lower directed forwards. Teeth minute and villiform on both lips. Vomer edentate. Adipose eyefold poorly developed, usually as rim around eye. Gill rakers on lower limb of first gill arch 62 to 75. Two dorsal fins; anal fin with III spines and 9 soft rays; caudal fin forked. Scales with amembranous, digitated hind margin; 38 or 39 in longitudinal series, 11 or 12 in transverse series; 12 or 13 scales in longitudinal series anterior to tip of pectoral fins and 23 to 26 anterior to origin of second dorsal fin; 17 or 18 scales in transverse series entirely around caudal peduncle. Body greenish grey dorsally; flanks and abdomen silvery; second dorsal and anal fins with black margins.
habitats Occurs in shallow coastal waters, including estuaries and backwaters, frequently enters freshwater. Forms larger aggregations during spawning which takes place at sea. Young individuals enter tidal rivers. Feeds on organic matter contained in sand and mud 
Distribution Distributed in the Indo-Pacific from South Africa through parts of Indonesia to parts of Melanesia and Micronesia; north to the Marianas Islands and southern Japan. 
Utility Marketed fresh and salted.