Longfinned Mullet, Moolgarda perusii (Valenciennes 1836)

Other Names: Tabilong

A Longfinned Mullet, Moolgarda perusii, from the vicinity of Surigao, Mindanao, Philippines, USNM 408807. Source: Jeffrey T. Williams / Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Division of Fishes. License: CC by Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike

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Longfinned Mullet, Moolgarda perusii (Valenciennes 1836)


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CAAB Code:37381023

Habitat:Coastal, estuaries

Max Size:25 cm TL

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