The Freshwater Mullet (Myxus petardi) is a slender fish with a dusky-brown back, silvery sides and belly, and straw-coloured fins. It is found in gently flowing rivers and in estuaries and coastal seas during spawning runs. The species feeds mostly on algae and other plant material (Allen et al. 2003).
Allen GR, Midgley SH, Allen M (2003). Field Guide to the Freshwater Fishes of Australia. Western Australian Museum, Perth.Back Return to top