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Yellowtail mullet, Sicamugil cascasia (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Mugiliformes (Mullets) Family: Mugilidae (Mullets) Genus: Sicamugil Species: S. cascasia

Synonyms Liza cascasia (Hamilton, 1822) Mugil cascasia (Hamilton, 1822)

Common/local names English: Yellowtail mullet Bangladesh: Kachki (কাচকি) and Bata (বাটা)

Distributions: Bangladesh, India (Ganga, Jamuna and Brahmaputra river systems) and Pakistan (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

Conservation status: Not threatened in Bangladesh (IUCN Bangladesh, 2000).

Morphology: Body compressed (anterior moderately and posterior …read more