Definition of Mugil cephalus

1. Noun. Most important commercial mullet in eastern United States.

Exact synonyms: Striped Mullet
Generic synonyms: Gray Mullet, Grey Mullet, Mullet
Group relationships: Genus Mugil, Mugil



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mugil Cephalus

Mueller-Hinton agar
Mueller-Hinton medium
Mueller electronic tonometer
Muellerius capillaris
Muenchen
Muenster
Muerhrcke's sign
Muffly
Muganda
Muggle
Muggle Quidditch
Muggles
Muggletonian
Muggletonians
Mughal
Mugil cephalus (current term)
Mugil curema
Mugil liza
Mugilidae
Mugiloidea
Muhammad
Muhammad Ali
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Muhammadan
Muhammadan calendar
Muhammadanism
Muhammedan
Muhammedans
Muharram
Muharrum

Literary usage of Mugil cephalus

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1. An Account of the Fishes Found in the River Ganges and Its Branches by Francis Hamilton (1822)
"Mugil cephalus ? A Mugil with the body longitudinally striped with black; with the eyes level; with no teeth in the jaws, the under of which is the shortest ..."

2. A Guide to the Study of Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1905)
"Striped Mullet, Mugil cephalus (L.). Wood's Hole, Mass. similarly but less valued. ... Another striped species, also very similar to Mugil cephalus in ..."

3. Memoirs of the Wernerian Natural History Society by Wernerian Natural History Society, Edinburgh, Wernerian Natural History Society (Edinburgh, Scotland) (1838)
"Mugil cephalus of Cuvier is distinguished by having its eyes partly covered with a semi-transparent membrane, adhering to the anterior and posterior edges ..."

4. An Account of the Fishes Found in the River Ganges and Its Branches by Francis Hamilton (1822)
"Mugil cephalus ? A Mugil with the body longitudinally striped with black; with the eyes level; with no teeth in the jaws, the under of which is the shortest ..."

5. A Guide to the Study of Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1905)
"Striped Mullet, Mugil cephalus (L.). Wood's Hole, Mass. similarly but less valued. ... Another striped species, also very similar to Mugil cephalus in ..."

6. Memoirs of the Wernerian Natural History Society by Wernerian Natural History Society, Edinburgh, Wernerian Natural History Society (Edinburgh, Scotland) (1838)
"Mugil cephalus of Cuvier is distinguished by having its eyes partly covered with a semi-transparent membrane, adhering to the anterior and posterior edges ..."

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