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Oblique-jaw thryssa, Thryssa purava (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Clupeiformes (Herrings) Family: Engraulidae (Anchovies) Genus: Thryssa Species: T. purava

Synonyms Clupea purava (Hamilton, 1822) Engraulis annandalei (Chaudhuri, 1916) Engraulis kempi (Chaudhuri, 1916) Engraulis purava (Hamilton, 1822) Engraulis rambhae (Chaudhuri, 1916) Thryssa megastoma (Swainson, 1839)

Common/local names English: Oblique-jaw thryssa and Gangetic ancovy

Distributions: Bangladesh (Rahman, 1989 and 2005). East coast of India, possibly also Bangladesh and Myanmar (Talwar and Jhingran, …read more