Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Perciformes (Perches) Family: Sciaenidae (Drums or croakers) Genus: Macrospinosa Species: M. cuja
Synonyms Bola cuja Hamilton, 1822 Johnius cujus (Hamilton, 1822) Sciaena cuja (Hamilton, 1822)
Common/local names English: Cuja bola Bangladesh: Bola (ভোলা) and Kuizza poa (কুইজ্জা পোয়া)
Distributions: Bangladesh (Rahman, 1989 and 2005) and India (Gangetic estuaries) (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).
Conservation status: Not threatened in Bangladesh (IUCN Bangladesh, …read more