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Bigeye ilisha, Ilisha megaloptera (Swainson, 1839)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Clupeiformes (Herrings) Suborder: Clupeoidei Family: Pristigasteridae (Longfin herrings) Subfamily: Pelloninae Genus: Ilisha Species: I. megaloptera

Synonyms Clupanodon motius Hamilton, 1822 Clupea megalopterus Swainson, 1839 Clupea parva Swainson, 1839 Ilisha dussumieri (Valenciennes, 1847) Ilisha motius (Hamilton, 1822) Pellona dussumieri Valenciennes, 1847 Pellona megaloptera (Swainson, 1839) Pellona russellii Bleeker, 1852 Platygaster macropthalma Swainson, 1839

Common name English: Bigeye ilisha and Bigeye herring Bangladesh: …read more