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

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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm SL
Anodontostoma chacunda (Hamilton, 1822)

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Anodontostoma chacunda
[Chacunda gizzard shad]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Anodontostoma selangkat (Bleeker, 1852)

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Anodontostoma selangkat
[Indonesian gizzard shad]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Anodontostoma thailandiae Wongratana, 1983

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Anodontostoma thailandiae
[Thai gizzard shad]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Anodontostoma chacunda Chacunda gizzard shad Indo-West Pacific 22 SL 1822
Anodontostoma selangkat Indonesian gizzard shad Indo-Pacific 18 SL 1852
Anodontostoma thailandiae Thai gizzard shad Indo-Pacific 18 SL 1983



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