Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 613 specimens in 17 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 230 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): -9 - 220
  Temperature range (°C): 17.111 - 29.261
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.048 - 11.428
  Salinity (PPS): 33.475 - 37.612
  Oxygen (ml/l): 3.530 - 5.546
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.006 - 0.949
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.756 - 5.295

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): -9 - 220

Temperature range (°C): 17.111 - 29.261

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.048 - 11.428

Salinity (PPS): 33.475 - 37.612

Oxygen (ml/l): 3.530 - 5.546

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.006 - 0.949

Silicate (umol/l): 0.756 - 5.295
 
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Associations

Known predators

Mugil is prey of:
Johnius
Hypacanthus
Roccus
Cynoscion

Based on studies in:
South Africa (Estuarine)
USA: North Carolina, Pamlico (Estuarine)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • J. H. Day, The biology of Knysna estuary, South Africa. In: Estuaries, G. H. Lauff, Ed. (American Association for the Advancement of Science Publication 83, Washington, DC, 1967), pp. 397-407, from p. 406.
  • B. J. Copeland, K. R. Tenore, D. B. Horton, Oligohaline regime. In: Coastal Ecological Systems of the United States, H. T. Odum, B. J. Copeland, E. A. McMahan, Eds. (Conservation Foundation, Washington, DC, 1974) 2:315-357, from p. 318.
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Known prey organisms

Mugil preys on:
detritus
Dinoflagellata
Bacillariophyceae

Based on studies in:
South Africa (Estuarine)
USA: North Carolina, Pamlico (Estuarine)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • J. H. Day, The biology of Knysna estuary, South Africa. In: Estuaries, G. H. Lauff, Ed. (American Association for the Advancement of Science Publication 83, Washington, DC, 1967), pp. 397-407, from p. 406.
  • B. J. Copeland, K. R. Tenore, D. B. Horton, Oligohaline regime. In: Coastal Ecological Systems of the United States, H. T. Odum, B. J. Copeland, E. A. McMahan, Eds. (Conservation Foundation, Washington, DC, 1974) 2:315-357, from p. 318.
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
                                        
Specimen Records:812Public Records:465
Specimens with Sequences:616Public Species:11
Specimens with Barcodes:580Public BINs:29
Species:19         
Species With Barcodes:17         
          
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Barcode data

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Locations of barcode samples

Collection Sites: world map showing specimen collection locations for Mugil

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Wikipedia

Mugil

Mugil is a genus of mugilid mullets.

Species

There are currently 14 recognized species in this genus: [2]

References

  1. ^ Sepkoski, Jack (2002). "A compendium of fossil marine animal genera". Bulletins of American Paleontology 364: p.560. Retrieved 2007-12-25. 
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2012). Species of Mugil in FishBase. June 2012 version.
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