Mugil curema Valenciennes

Smith-Vaniz, William F. & Jelks, Howard L., 2014, Marine and inland fishes of St. Croix, U. S. Virgin Islands: an annotated checklist, Zootaxa 3803 (1), pp. 1-120: 30

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Mugil curema Valenciennes


Mugil curema Valenciennes   in Cuv. & Val. 1836 — White Mullet

Listed as Mugil brasiliensis   by Cope (1871:481) and as M. curema   by Fowler (1919:144).

Justification : UF 180890 View Materials (1, 242 mm SL), Salt River and UF 180899 View Materials (8, 25–68 mm SL), Frederiksted; ZMUC P.71464–70 (7, 60–120 mm SL), Christiansted, Jan. 1906; listed as "common" by Clavijo et al. (1980:23)   .

Distribution: WA ( BD, FL, GOM, BA, GA, VI, LA, WC, nSA, sSA), EA, EP.

Remarks: Beatty (1944:178) stated "enters fresh water streams."


Mykotektet, National Veterinary Institute