Category: Fishes | Resource

Broad-mouthed mullet, Paramugil parmatus (Cantor, 1849)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Mugiliformes (Mullets) Family: Mugilidae (Mullets) Genus: Paramugil Species: P. parmatus

Synonyms Chelon parmatus (Cantor, 1849) Liza melinoptera (non Valenciennes, 1836) Liza oligolepis (Bleeker, 1859) Liza parmata (Cantor, 1849) Mugil oligolepis (Bleeker, 1859) Mugil parmatus (Cantor, 1849)

Common/local names English: Broad-mouthed mullet and Giantscale mullet Bangladesh: Bata (বাটা)

Distributions: Indo-west Pacific (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

Conservation status: Not threatened in Bangladesh …read more