Mullet – Red (Mullus surmuletus)

Mullet – Red (Mullus surmuletus)

NEW RECORD – RED MULLET: 0.82 kg, Kilmore Quay, Co. Wexford, 20th September, 2010 – Sue Tait

NEW RECORD – RED MULLET: 0.82 kg, Kilmore Quay, Co. Wexford, 20th September, 2010 – Sue Tait

Specimen weight: 0.454 kg (1.0 lbs)
Record: 0.82 kg, Kilmore Quay, 2010

Two dorsal fins, well separated, the first with 7 or 8 spines, the second short. Tail-fin forked; anal short; pelvics under pectorals. Large, hard scales. Two stiff barbels under chin. Red with golden markings. Grows to about 15 inches.

Note: ★ ★ Very good time to fish Red Mullet
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