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There are several kinds of mullet: The mulet cabot (Mugil cephalus) or mulet à grosse tête is the one farmed for its eggs to make poutargue.

Red mullet, however is a rouget.

Other mullet names are mules, muges ou meuille.

Fish and seafood

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