141816 Thick-lipped Grey Mullet Chelon labrosus Length to 60cm
The commonest of our grey mullet species. Ventures into estuaries and bays in summer months. Adult is cigar-shaped overall with a thick tail stock and narrowly tapering head. At its broadest, upper lip width equals or exceeds eye diameter. Overall colour is silvery-grey, darker above than below. Widespread and locally common in S Britain; scarce or absent elsewhere.