Babu Rao, 1971
Gautama Thryssa (Thryssa gautamiensis), is a species of amphidromous ray-finned fish in the family Engraulidae.
Actinopterygii, or the ray-finned fishes, constitute a class or subclass of the bony fishes.
It is distributed throughout the eastern coast of India, around Sri Lanka, and possibly Myanmar. It is a small schooling fish found in depth of 20-50m. Maximum length do not exceed 21.5 cm. The fish lack dorsal soft rays and only present 34 to 37 anal soft rays.
India, also known as the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh largest country by area and with more than 1.3 billion people, it is the second most populous country and the most populous democracy in the world. Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal on the southeast, it shares land borders with Pakistan to the west; China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the northeast; and Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka and the Maldives, while its Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Thailand and Indonesia.
Sri Lanka, officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country in South Asia, located in the Indian Ocean to the southwest of the Bay of Bengal and to the southeast of the Arabian Sea. The island is historically and culturally intertwined with the Indian subcontinent, but is geographically separated from the Indian subcontinent by the Gulf of Mannar and the Palk Strait. The legislative capital, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, is a suburb of the commercial capital and largest city, Colombo.
Myanmar, officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and also known as Burma, is a country in Southeast Asia. Myanmar is bordered by India and Bangladesh to its west, Thailand and Laos to its east and China to its north and northeast. To its south, about one third of Myanmar's total perimeter of 5,876 km (3,651 mi) forms an uninterrupted coastline of 1,930 km (1,200 mi) along the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea. The country's 2014 census counted the population to be 51 million people. As of 2017, the population is about 54 million. Myanmar is 676,578 square kilometres in size. Its capital city is Naypyidaw, and its largest city and former capital is Yangon (Rangoon). Myanmar has been a member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) since 1997.
The rainbow sardine, also known as common sprat, dwarf round herring, rainbow herring, and sharpnosed sprat , is a bony fish important to aquaculture and commercial fisheries.
The freshwater anchovy is a species of fish in the Engraulidae family. It is endemic to Australia. Often mistaken for a Minnow.
Thryssa is a genus of anchovies in the Engraulidae family. It contains the following species:
The white sardinella, also known as deep-bodied sardine, perforated-scale sardine or short-bodied sardine, is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Sardinella. It is an important food fish, which can be feed as dried, salted, or fresh forms.
The Indian anchovy, also known as Hardenberg's anchovy, is a species of oceanodromous fish in the Engraulidae family. It is known as Handalla (හැදැල්ලා) in Sri Lanka, where it is widely sold at most markets and supermarkets. It is widely used as a live or dead bait in tuna fishery.
The Congaturi halfbeak, also known as Valenciennes halfbeak, is a potamodromous species of fish in the family Hemiramphidae. It is a valued commercial fish in tropical countries both dried salted and fresh forms.
The fusilier damselfish is a species of damselfish in the family Pomacentridae. It found in the Indo-Pacific. They are found in the aquarium hobby. Adults can grow up to a maximum length of up to 10.5 centimetres (4.1 in). It is the only species in the monotypic genus, Lepidozygus which sits in its own subfamily, the Lepidozyginae.
Selar boops, the oxeye scad, is a species of jack in the family Carangidae. It is found in the Indo-Pacific.
Uraspis helvola is a species of jack in the family Carangidae. It is found in all tropical and subtropical oceans worldwide. Adults can grow up to 58 centimetres (23 in).
Hamilton's thryssa is a species of ray-finned fish in the family Engraulidae. It is found in the tropical western Indo-Pacific region: mainly, the eastern direction near Myanmar, Taiwan, the northern head of Australia and Papua New Guinea and possibly the Philippines.
The moustached thryssa, also known as Gangetic anchovy, is a species of oceanodromous ray-finned fish in the family Engraulidae. It is found in the tropical western Indo-Pacific region from India, Sri Lanka to Myanmar and south to Java, and Indonesia.
The spotted sardinella,, also known as Northern pilchard, spotted pilchard, spotted sardine, and trenched sardine, is a reef-associated marine species of sardinellas in the herring family Clupeidae. It is one of the three species of genus Amblygaster. It is found in the marine waters along Indo-West Pacific regions from Mozambique to the Philippines,and towards north Taiwan and Japan to the far east of Australia and Fiji. It is a widely captured commercial fish in Sri Lanka, where the fish is known as "Hurulla" in Sinhala language.
The Commerson's anchovy, also known as Devis's anchovy, long-jawed anchovy, Teri anchovy, is a species of anadromous fish in the Engraulidae family. It is known as Haalmassa in Sri Lanka, where it is widely used as a nutrient rich fish meat. It is widely used as a live or dead bait in tuna fishery.
False baelama anchovy, also known as New Jersey anchovy, is a species of ray-finned fish in the family Engraulidae. It is found in the all marine, brackish and freshwater systems. It is closely related to Thryssa baelama, where the two different only by small structural aspects such as more caudal vertebrae and 1 or 2 keeled scutes without arms.
Gautama thryssa, also known as Malbar anchovy, is a species of amphidromous ray-finned fish in the family Engraulidae. It is known as Balal parattaya - බළල් පරට්ටයා in Sri Lanka.
Cheilopogon nigricans, the blacksail flyingfish, also known as African flyingfish, or leaping flyingfish, is a flying fish in the family Exocoetidae. It is an oceanodromous, plankton-eating marine fish which has commercial value.