Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

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Mullet

Mullet (Mugil spp.) are distributed worldwide in most coastal waters and estuaries of tropical and subtropical seas.



Florida Silver Mullet Fishery and Stock Assessment

This is a link to the stock assessment section, where readers will find the most recent assessments of mullet in Florida waters.

Striped Mullet Species Account

Striped mullet (Mugil cephalus) are distributed worldwide in most coastal waters and estuaries of tropical and subtropical seas.


FWC Facts:
Saxitoxin, the compound that produces paralytic shellfish poisoning, was used in suicide pills for U.S. U-2 spy plane pilots in the Cold War in case of crash and potential capture.

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