The Mullets

Weighing fish by measuring them helps minimize any potential harm to the fish.

Although there is no doubt that fish can have different weights for the same length dependent on several factors – whether they are gravid, post spawning, sick or healthy, have good access to food-stocks etc., weight estimation based on a fish’s length offers a credible alternative.

This graph offers a comparison of the weights of the four different species - it’s range is restricted to 80cm but Red Mullet above 40cm are seldom seen.

Note ::To use the charts – Mouse over to highlight individual values. Click and drag to zoom. Double-click to zoom back out.

Note ::To use the charts – Mouse over to highlight individual values. Click and drag to zoom. Double-click to zoom back out.

Unfortunately the only image we have for mullet at the moment is for the red mullet, if you could provide any for the other mullets we would be very grateful.

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