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gray mullets
Mullet Mul"let, n. [OE. molet, mulet, F. mulet, fr. L. mullus.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous fishes of the genus Mugil; -- called also gray mullets. They are found on the coasts of both continents, and are highly esteemed as food. Among the most valuable species are Mugil capito of Europe, and M. cephalus which occurs both on the European and American coasts. 2. (Zo["o]l.) Any species of the genus Mullus, or family Mullid[ae]; called also red mullet, and surmullet, esp. the plain surmullet (Mullus barbatus), and the striped surmullet (M. surmulletus) of Southern Europe. The former is the mullet of the Romans. It is noted for the brilliancy of its colors. See Surmullet. French mullet. See Ladyfish (a) .
Gray mullet
Gray Gray, a. [Compar. Grayer; superl. Grayest.] [OE. gray, grey, AS. gr[=ae]g, gr[=e]g; akin to D. graauw, OHG. gr[=a]o, G. grau, Dan. graa, Sw. gr[*a], Icel. gr[=a]r.] [Written also grey.] 1. White mixed with black, as the color of pepper and salt, or of ashes, or of hair whitened by age; sometimes, a dark mixed color; as, the soft gray eye of a dove. These gray and dun colors may be also produced by mixing whites and blacks. --Sir I. Newton. 2. Gray-haired; gray-headed; of a gray color; hoary. 3. Old; mature; as, gray experience. Ames. Gray antimony (Min.), stibnite. Gray buck (Zo["o]l.), the chickara. Gray cobalt (Min.), smaltite. Gray copper (Min.), tetrahedrite. Gray duck (Zo["o]l.), the gadwall; also applied to the female mallard. Gray falcon (Zo["o]l.) the peregrine falcon. Gray Friar. See Franciscan, and Friar. Gray hen (Zo["o]l.), the female of the blackcock or black grouse. See Heath grouse. Gray mill or millet (Bot.), a name of several plants of the genus Lithospermum; gromwell. Gray mullet (Zo["o]l.) any one of the numerous species of the genus Mugil, or family Mugilid[ae], found both in the Old World and America; as the European species (M. capito, and M. auratus), the American striped mullet (M. albula), and the white or silver mullet (M. Braziliensis). See Mullet. Gray owl (Zo["o]l.), the European tawny or brown owl (Syrnium aluco). The great gray owl (Ulula cinerea) inhabits arctic America. Gray parrot (Zo["o]l.), a parrot (Psittacus erithacus), very commonly domesticated, and noted for its aptness in learning to talk. Gray pike. (Zo["o]l.) See Sauger. Gray snapper (Zo["o]l.), a Florida fish; the sea lawyer. See Snapper. Gray snipe (Zo["o]l.), the dowitcher in winter plumage. Gray whale (Zo["o]l.), a rather large and swift California whale (Rhachianectes glaucus), formerly taken in large numbers in the bays; -- called also grayback, devilfish, and hardhead.

Meaning of gray mullets from wikipedia

- basis of comparison for aquaculture-reared mullets to enable recognition of malformations. The roe of this mullet is salted, dried, and compressed to make...
- referred to as the red mullets, which also refers more narrowly to the genus Mullus. The family name and the English common name mullet derived from Latin...
- Grey mullet can mean any of several fish in the family Mugilidae (the mullets) and having a greyish hue: Golden grey mullet, Chelon auratus Thicklip grey...
- The mullets or grey mullets are a family (Mugilidae) of ray-finned fish found worldwide in coastal temperate and tropical waters, and some species in...
- The white mullet or silver mullet (Mugil curema) is a tropical and subtropical marine fish of the family Mugilidae. It is commonly about 30 cm (12 in)...
- festival in Egypt. Fesikh consists of salted pickled fermented and dried gray mullet of the genus Mugil, a sal****er fish that lives in both the Mediterranean...
- Goosefish Gopher rockfish Gourami Gr**** carp Graveldiver Grayling Gray mullet Gray reef shark Great white shark Green swordtail Greeneye Greenling Grenadier...
- The bluespot mullet (Crenimugil seheli) is a member of the ray-finned fish family Mugilidae found worldwide in coastal temperate and tropical waters, and...
- Blaber, Stephen J. M. (2015-12-23). Biology, Ecology and Culture of Grey Mullets (Mugilidae). CRC Press. ISBN 9781482252132. "Myxus elongatus". fishesofaustralia...
- The lobed river mullet (Cestraeus plicatilis), also known as ludong or banak, is a freshwater mullet. While it is claimed to be endemic to Ca****an River...