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Bloch’s gizzard shad, Nematalosa nasus (Bloch, 1795)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Clupeiformes (herrings) Suborder: Clupeoidei Family: Clupeidae (Herrings (shads, sprats, sardines, pilchards, and menhadens) Subfamily: Dorosomatinae (Gizzard shads) Genus: Nematalosa Species: N. nasus

Synonyms Chatoessus altus Gray, 1834 Chatoessus chrysopterus Richardson, 1846 Chatoessus nasus (Bloch, 1795) Clupanodon nasica Lacepède, 1803 Clupea nasus Bloch, 1795 Dorosoma nasus (Bloch, 1795)

Common/local names English: Bloch’s gizzard shad Bangladesh: Barang (বারাং)

Distributions: Bangladesh (Rahman, 1989 and …read more