Thryssa

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Thryssa
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Thryssa malabarica
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Clupeiformes
Family: Engraulidae
Subfamily: Coiliinae
Genus: Thryssa
Cuvier, 1829

Thryssa is a genus of anchovies in the family Engraulidae. It contains the following species:

Species

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References

  1. "Four new species of Clupeoid fishes (Clupeidae and Engraulidae) from Austrailian waters by Thosaporn Wongratana Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 100:104-111 (1987)i".