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

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Gonialosa manmina Ganges river gizzard shad Asia 14.1 TL 1822
Gonialosa modesta Burmese river gizzard shad Asia 10 SL 1870
Gonialosa whiteheadi Southern Burmese river gizzard shad Asia 6.8 SL 1983



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