Dajaus monticola

Agonostomus monticola
Mountain-Mullet – Dajaus monticola
FamilyScientific NameAuthorYearCommon Name
MugilidaeDajaus monticola(Bancroft)1836Mountain Mullet

Dajaus monticola

Unique Characters: Robust and brown-colored body, yellow fins, and dusky blotch at base of the caudal fin. No adipose eyelid.

Similar Species:

Striped Mullet Mugil cephalus. Stripes on the silvery sides, no caudal blotch, and has an adipose eyelid.

Mugil cephalus
Striped Mullet – Mugil cephalus