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Sixfinger threadfin, Polydactylus sexfilis (Valenciennes, 1831)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Perciformes (Perches) Family: Polynemidae (Threadfins) Genus: Polydactylus Species: P. sexfilis

Synonyms Polydactylus kuru (Bleeker, 1853) Polynemus kuru Bleeker, 1853 Polynemus sexfilis Valenciennes, 1831

Common/local names English: Sixfinger threadfin and Golden sixthread tassel fish Bangladesh: Sona Tailla (সোনা তাইল্ল্যা), Dagi (দাগি), Kali (কালি) and Ramshoa (রামসোহা)

Morphology: Two parts of pectoral, lower part with 6 free filamentous rays of which upper two …read more