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Chacunda gizzard shad, Anodontostoma chacunda (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position: Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Clupeiformes (Herrings) Family: Clupeidae (Herrings, shads, sardines, menhadens) Genus: Anodontostoma Species: A. chacunda

Synonyms: Clupanodon chacunda (Hamilton, 1822) Chatoessus chacunda (Day, 1878) Dorosoma chacunda (Weber & deBeaufort, 1913) Andontostoma chacunda (Munro, 1995)

Common/local names: English: Chacunda gizzard shad Bangladesh: Koi punti (কই পুঁটি), Chakunda (চাকু্নদা)(Rahman, 1989) Phillipines: Kabasi (Herre, 1948) Myanmar: Bony bream (Department of Fisheries Malaysia, 2009)

Distributions: Andaman …read more