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Flathead sillago, Sillaginopsis panijus (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Perciformes (Perches) Family: Sillaginidae (Sillagos; whitings, smelt-whitings) Genus: Sillaginopsis Species: S. panijus

Synonyms Cheilodipterus panijus Hamilton, 1822 Sillaginopsis domina (Cuvier, 1829) Sillago domina Cuvier, 1829 Sillago panijus (Hamilton, 1822)

Common/local names English: Flathead sillago and Gangetic sillago Bangladesh: Hundra (হুন্দ্রা) and Tular Dandi (তুলার ডাণ্ডি) India: Tool-mach and (West Bengal), Tool-danti (Orissa) and Yarra-soring (Andhra Pradesh) (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

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