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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Clupeiformes
Family: Clupeidae Herrings, shads, sardines, menhadens
Subfamily: Dorosomatinae
Genus: Gonialosa

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3 species (see list below)

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Asia
Max. Length 14.1 cm TL
Gonialosa manmina (Hamilton, 1822)

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Gonialosa manmina
[Ganges river gizzard shad]

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Asia
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Gonialosa modesta (Day, 1870)

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Gonialosa modesta
[Burmese river gizzard shad]

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Asia
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL
Gonialosa whiteheadi Wongratana, 1983

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Gonialosa whiteheadi
[Southern Burmese river gizzard shad]
3 Species of Family Clupeidae with Genus Gonialosa
(Herrings, shads, sardines, menhadens)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1822 Gonialosa manmina Ganges river gizzard shad Asia 14.1 TL
1870 Gonialosa modesta Burmese river gizzard shad Asia 10 SL
1983 Gonialosa whiteheadi Southern Burmese river gizzard shad Asia 6.8 SL



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