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Striped Red Mullet Mullus surmuletus Length to 40cm<br />
Striking, colourful fish. Sometimes found inshore, on sandy and muddy substrates. Adult has a powerful, thickset body. Head is relatively large and blunt, with 2 barbels. Overall colour is red with darker and yellow lengthways stripes on sides. 1st dorsal fin is striped. Fairly common in S and SW.
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Striped Red Mullet Mullus surmuletus Length to 40cm
Striking, colourful fish. Sometimes found inshore, on sandy and muddy substrates. Adult has a powerful, thickset body. Head is relatively large and blunt, with 2 barbels. Overall colour is red with darker and yellow lengthways stripes on sides. 1st dorsal fin is striped. Fairly common in S and SW.

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Date: 19 Dec 2006
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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