WATERY WEDNESDAY # 60
Let’s hop in the E & E sub and head off to find a fish who is bright red! These funny fish have funny looking faces too! Are you ready for today’s adventure?
MEET THE RED MULLET!
Diet: Carnivore: mollusks, fish, worms
Length/Weight: up to 16”/up to 2 ¼ lb
Conservation Status: common
- Red mullet have forked tails.
- They have two barbels on their chin.
- They can move the two barbells independently of each other. They use to them to find prey.
- Red mullets are also called goatfish.
- They have a downward pointing mouth.
Red mullet are funny looking fish with their barbels. We love that some fish come with their own built in fish poles!