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Scaly hairfin anchovy, Setipinna taty Valenciennes, 1848

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Clupeiformes (Herrings) Family: Engraulidae (Anchovies) Genus: Setipinna Species: S. taty

Distribution: East coast of India, the Andaman Islands’ Srilanka and the East Indies. (Talwar and Jhingran, 2001). Orissa, Bengal, Cachar and Burma (Day, 1958).

Common/local names English: Scaly hair fin anchovy Bangladesh: Phansa (ফ্যানসা), Teli phasa (তেলি ফ্যাসা) and Fewa (ফেওয়া) India: Phansa (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991)

Synonyms Engraulis taty …read more