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Ganges river gizzard shad, Goniolosa manmina (Hamilton, 1822)

Gonialosa manmina, Ganges River Gizzard Shad, Chapila

Gonialosa manmina, Ganges River Gizzard Shad, Chapila

Systematic position Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Clupeiformes (Herrings) Family: Clupeidae (Shads, sprats, sardines, pilchards and menhadens) Genus: Goniolosa Species: G. manmina

Common/local names English: Ganges river gizzard shad Bangladesh: Chapila (চাপিলা), Goni Chapila (গনি চাপিলা), Mukh-chuka chapila (মুখ চোখা চাপিলা) and Khoira (খইরা). India: Koroti (করোটি), Mackundi (মাকুন্দি) and Phophor …read more