Category: Fishes | Resource

Coitor croaker, Johnius coitor (Hamilton, 1822)

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

Synonyms Bola coitor Hamilton, 1822 Sciaena coitor (Hamilton, 1822)

Common/local names English: Coitor croaker Bangladesh: Koitor (কইতর), Koitor poa (কইতর পোয়া) and Decre poa (ডিক্রি পোয়া)

Distributions: Bangladesh, east coast of India, Myanmar, through the East Indies, to east coast of Australia (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

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