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Blotched tiger-toothed croaker, Pterotolithus maculatus (Cuvier, 1830)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Perciformes (Perches) Family: Sciaenidae (Drums or croakers) Genus: Pterotolithus Species: P. maculatus

Synonyms Otolithoides maculatus (Cuvier, 1830) Otolithus bispinosus Cuvier, 1830 Otolithus maculatus Cuvier, 1830 Otolithus submaculatus Blyth, 1860

Common/local names English: Spotted croaker and Blotched tiger-toothed croaker Bangladesh: Guti poa (গুতি পোয়া) and Lombu (লম্বু)

Distributions: Bangladesh (Rahman, 1989 and 2005; Huda et al., 2003); North-east coast of India, Myanmar, …read more