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Thryssa brevicauda


Thryssa brevicauda was originally described as Thryssa brevicauda by Roberts in 1978. It belongs to the family Engraulidae. It is commonly known as Short-tail thryssa and is known Short-tail thryssa in Australia, Short-tail thryssa in United Kingdom. more common names It is found in Brackish and Salt water.
Species   brevicauda
AuthorWI   Roberts [T. R.]
AuthorNI   Roberts
Qualification   ---
Year   1978
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Clupeiformes Clupeiformes
Family   Engraulidae
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Genus   Thryssa
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Clupeiformes
Family   Engraulidae
Genus   Thryssa
Original Name   Thryssa        
Taxon Name   brevicauda
Original Combination   Thryssa brevicauda
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Thryssa brevicauda
OriginalSubGenus   Thryssa
Original Author   Roberts
Original AuthorWI   Roberts [T. R.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1978
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Lower Fly River, Papua New Guinea, 9°01.2'S, 143°21.6'E.
Types   Paratypes: (all orig. USNM 217044) AMS I.21483-002 (3), I.21483-004 (1); BMNH 1977.11.17.26-30 (5); USNM 217044 (5); KFRS 522.01 (5); RMNH 28208 (3); USNM 217044 (30, now 11); ZMA 114435 (3), ZMA (3).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Nijssen et al. 1982:11 [ref. 19236].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   USNM 217043
Journal   Smithson. Contrib. Zool.
Citation   No. 281
Page   29
Illustrations   Fig. 10c

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Thryssa brevicauda
Current Species brevicauda
Current Genus Thryssa
Current AuthorWI Roberts [T. R.]
Current AuthorNI Roberts
Current Year 1978
Current Family Engraulidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat brackish, marine.        
Water Brackish and Salt water
Habitat Notes Presumed marine, pelagic and coastal, but at least the juveniles enter mangrove creeks of rivers, thus tolerating lowered salinities. More data needed.

Current Summary   Valid as Thryssa brevicauda  Roberts 1978. Engraulidae.
Name History   •Valid as Thryssa brevicauda Roberts 1978 -- (Whitehead et al. 1988:426 [ref. 5725], Wongratana et al. 1999:1745 [ref. 24719], Larson et al. 2013:32 [ref. 32988]).

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adelae Thryssa adelae (Rutter [C. L.] 1897)Valid
aestuaria Thryssa aestuaria (Ogilby [J. D.] 1910)Synonym
annandalei Thryssa annandalei (Chaudhuri [B. L.] 1916)Synonym
auratus Thryssa auratus (Day [F.] 1865)Synonym
baelama Thrissina baelama (Fabricius [J. C.] 1775)Synonym
chefuensis Thryssa chefuensis (Günther [A.] 1874)Valid
chrysoptera Thryssa chrysoptera (Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1803)In family
cultella Thryssa cultella Hata [H.] & Motomura [H.] 2019Valid
cuvieri Thryssa cuvieri (Swainson [W.] 1839)Synonym
cuvierii Thryssa cuvierii (Swainson [W.] 1839)Synonym
dayi Thryssa (Scutengraulis) dayi Wongratana [T.] 1983Synonym
dayi Thryssa dayi Wongratana [T.] 1983Valid
duodecim Thryssa duodecim (Cope [E. D.] 1867)Synonym
dussumieri Thryssa dussumieri (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1848)Valid
encrasicholoides Thryssa encrasicholoides (Bleeker [P.] 1852)Valid
evermanni Thryssa evermanni (Jordan [D. S.] & Seale [A.] 1906)Synonym
gautamiensis Thryssa gautamiensis Babu Rao [M.] 1971Valid
grayi Thryssa grayi (Bleeker [P.] 1851)Synonym
hamiltoni Thryssa hamiltoni Gray [J. E.] 1835Synonym
hamiltonii Thryssa hamiltonii Gray [J. E.] 1835Valid
hornelli Thryssa hornelli (Fowler [H. W.] 1924)Synonym
kammalensis Thryssa kammalensis (Bleeker [P.] 1849)Valid
kammalensoides Thryssa (Scutengraulis) kammalensoides Wongratana [T.] 1983Synonym
kammalensoides Thryssa kammalensoides Wongratana [T.] 1983Valid
kempi Thryssa kempi (Chaudhuri [B. L.] 1916)Synonym
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