red mullet

a goatfish or surmullet.

1755–65 Unabridged
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red mullet
US name: goatfish any of the marine percoid fishes constituting the family Mullidae, esp Mullus surmuletus, a food fish of European waters. They have a pair of long barbels beneath the chin and a reddish coloration

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