Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Inhabit coastal waters and estuaries (Ref. 2683, 7399). Feed on phytoplankton and detritus (Ref. 28587). Oviparous, eggs are pelagic and non-adhesive (Ref. 205).
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Distribution

Eastern Atlantic: Casamance River, Senegal to Angola. Reported from Mauritania (Ref. 55783).
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Eastern Atlantic: Senegal to Angola.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 400 mm TL
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Max. size

40.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 2683))
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

demersal; brackish; marine
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Trophic Strategy

Feeds on phytoplankton and detritus (Ref. 28587).
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Mugil bananensis

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


No available public DNA sequences.

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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Mugil bananensis

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 5
Specimens with Barcodes: 5
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Benefits

Importance

fisheries: commercial
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