Scientific Name
Moolgarda perusii
Moolgarda perusii佩氏莫鯔
by: ©National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium
Author (Valenciennes, 1836) Depth 0 - 40M
Chinese 佩氏莫鯔 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鯔科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F245 Mugilidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 佩氏莫鯔 
Max Length 16 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 帕氏凡鯔、豆仔魚、烏仔、烏仔魚、烏魚、豆子(澎湖)、誌仔(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、South、North、PonFu 
Habitats Coral、Benthos、Estuary、Coastal、
Holotype Locality Vanikoro Island, Santa Cruz Islands, southwestern Pacific, 11°37'S, 166°58'E 
Synonyms Mugil perusii, Valamugil perusii   
Reference The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.4(FAO,1999);Fish of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  Carpenter, K. E. etc. 1999 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0073956. ASIZP0074048. ASIZP0074444. ASIZP0076082. ASIZP0079038. NMMBP00808. NMMBP02042. NMMBP02281.  
Barcode2015-11-01,Yu-Ming Shih,CO1,100%
Common Name Longfinned mullet 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body moderately robust. Head deeper than wide and dorsally flattened. Snout short and blunt; shorter than eye diameter. Lips thin, lower directed forwards. Teeth on both lips minute and villiform or absent. Vomer usually edentate. Adipose eyefold reasonably developed, covering most of iris posteriorly and partly anteriorly. Gill rakers on lower limb of first gill arch 40 to 51. Two dorsal fins; anal fin with III spines and 9 soft rays; caudal fin emarginate. Scales with a membranous, digitated hind margin; thoracic and abdominal scales more distinctly ctenoid; 31 to 34 in longitudinal series; 10.5 to 11.5 in transverse series; 11 to 14 scales in longitudinal series anterior to tip of pectoral fins and 19 to 22 anterior to origin of second dorsal fin; 16 scales in transverse series entirely around caudal peduncle; predorsal scales to level of posterior nostril. Body greenish dorsally; flanks and abdomen silvery; gold opercular spot; fins dusky, particularly at margins; pectoral fins with dark spot dorsally at origin.
habitats Inhabits coastal waters and estuaries. Shoaling over mudflats. 
Distribution Western Central Pacific including Japan and Taiwan. It is found in Penghu Is., western Taiwan. 
Utility Marketed fresh.