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Mugil curema Valenciennes, 1836



Maximum recorded size:
90.0 cm TL (male)

Dentary of Mugil curema

Coronoid process in form of mace and oriented anteroposteriorly and then bent medially. Ventral process more than two pointes, and oriented according to dorsal/ventral axis straight. Its relief is flat and at the tip, in posterior part, there is a pore. Meckelian fossa present. Internal and external notches small and internal notch of the same size than the external one. Chin apophysis absent. Mandibular symphysis oriented backward, straight or convex. Tooth type: molariform or conical or caniniform in one or two rows of teeth. No bigger tooth at the anterior part. External and internal teeth have the same size. No pore on external and internal side. No foramen.

Specimen n°MNHN-6982

Other available specimens

  • Determined by: Béarez, P.,
  • Size: 40.4 cm (TL) 31.1 cm (SL)
  • Sex: Unknown sex
  • Country: Ecuador