What is a Red Mullet?

Red Mullet is a round fish and a highly seasonal species, often caught as by-catch in the Atlantic ocean. Red Mullet availability varies throughout the year depending on weather and tides. Red Mullet is caught by otter trawl or static nets. A 45% yield can be achieved from Red Mullet.

Latin Name

Mullus Surmuletus


Red Mullet is available year round but availability is usually best September to November and January – February

Alternative species

Alternatives to Red Mullet would be Goatfish or Red Snapper


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