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Gonialosa manmina  (Hamilton, 1822)

Ganges river gizzard shad
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Clupeiformes (Herrings) > Clupeidae (Herrings, shads, sardines, menhadens) > Dorosomatinae
Etymology: Gonialosa: Greek, gonio = angle + Latin, alausa = a fish cited by Ausonius and Latin, halec = pickle, dealing with the Greek word hals = salt; it is also the old Saxon name for shad = "alli" ; 1591 (Ref. 45335).

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; sötvatten; brackvatten pelagiska; amfidrom (Ref. 51243).   Tropical, preferred ?; 29°N - 21°N

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Asia: rivers and associated water bodies of Sri Lanka, India (Ganges and other rivers of Orissa, Uttar Pradesh, Bengal, Assam), and Bangladesh. (The Andaman record is doubtful - perhaps Anodontostoma selangkat).

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 14.1 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 1479)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 0; Taggstrålar i analfenan 0; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 22 - 28. Body fairly deep, somewhat compressed, belly with 16 to 20 (usually 17 or 18) + 11 to 14 (usually 11 to 13), total 27 to 33 (usually 29 to 31) scutes. Upper jaw slender at tip and distinctly turned down, second supra-maxilla very small. Gill rakers fine and numerous (90 to 180 on lower arch). Pre-dorsal scales paired and overlapping in midline; scales moderate or small.

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Found in rivers and pools. More data needed.

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator | Medarbetare

Whitehead, P.J.P., 1985. FAO Species Catalogue. Vol. 7. Clupeoid fishes of the world (suborder Clupeioidei). An annotated and illustrated catalogue of the herrings, sardines, pilchards, sprats, shads, anchovies and wolf-herrings. FAO Fish. Synop. 125(7/1):1-303. Rome: FAO. (Ref. 188)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Fiskeri: husbehovsfiske
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