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Taxonomic study of the family Mugilidae from Pakistan coast (northern Arabian Sea)

Centre of Excellence in Marine Biology, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
Centre of Excellence in Marine Biology, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
Mullets Taxonomy Morphometry Pakistan


This is the first thorough taxonomic study on the identification and description of mullets based on their morphometric and meristic characters distributed in the coastal waters of Pakistan. The samples were collected monthly for two years from different localities of Pakistan. Forty eight parameters including thirty nine morphometric and nine meristic characters were determined. In this study 13 species belongs to seven genera are briefly described including one new record and taxonomic key for these species is developed.


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