Definition of red mullet in English:

red mullet

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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
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    • 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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