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Fourfinger threadfin, Eleutheronema tetradactylum (Shaw, 1804)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Perciformes (Perches) Family: Polynemidae (Threadfins) Genus: Eleutheronema Species: E. tetradactylum

Synonyms Polynemus coecus Macleay, 1878 Polynemus teria Hamilton, 1822 Polynemus tetradactylus Shaw, 1804

Common/local names English: Fourfinger threadfin Bangladesh: Tailla (তাইল্ল্যা) India: Guchhia and Sahal (West Bengal) and Rawas (Maharashtra and Gujarat) (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

Distributions: Bangladesh, Persian Gulf, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, through the East Indies, to China, …read more