Definition of red mullet in English:

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red mullet

noun

An elongated fish with long barbels on the chin, living in warmer seas and widely valued as a food fish.
  • Family Mullidae: several genera and many species, in particular Muletus surmuletus of the Mediterranean and East Atlantic
Example sentences
  • On rocky rummages in the shallows you might spy damsel fish, red mullet, painted combers and rainbow wrasse before they dart off.
  • The talk is all of haddock, salmon, red mullet and bass.
  • Other appetizing local dishes include octopus in red wine, red mullet and squid rings for fish lovers.
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