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Thryssa vitrirostris

(Gilchrist & Thompson 1908)

Thryssa vitrirostris was originally described as Engraulis vitrirostris by Gilchrist & Thompson in 1908. It belongs to the family Engraulidae and subfamily Coiliinae. It is commonly known as Orangemouth anchovy but has many other common names such as Orangemouth glassnose in USA (contiguous states), Orangemouth glassnose in South Africa, Ocar de cristal in Mozambique, Shembea in Tanzania, United Rep. of, Anchois-moustache cristal in France. more common names It is found in Brackish and Salt water and its distribution is Indian Ocean.
Species   vitrirostris
AuthorWI   Gilchrist [J. D. F.] & Thompson [W. W.]
AuthorNI   Gilchrist & Thompson
Qualification   ---
Year   1908
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Clupeiformes Clupeiformes
Family   Engraulidae
Coiliinae Coiliinae
Genus   Thryssa
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Clupeiformes
Family   Engraulidae
Subfamily   Coiliinae
Genus   Thryssa
Original Name   Engraulis        
Taxon Name   vitrirostris
Original Combination   Engraulis vitrirostris
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Engraulis vitrirostris
OriginalSubGenus   Engraulis
Original Author   Gilchrist & Thompson
Original AuthorWI   Gilchrist [J. D. F.] & Thompson [W. W.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1908
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Coiliinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Inner harbor, Durban, and KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, southwestern Indian Ocean.
Primary Code   ---
Page   201

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Thryssa vitrirostris
Current Species   vitrirostris
Current Genus Thryssa
Current AuthorWI Gilchrist [J. D. F.] & Thompson [W. W.]
Current AuthorNI   Gilchrist & Thompson
Current Year   1908
Current Family Engraulidae
Current Subfamily
Coiliinae Coiliinae

Habitat pelagic        
Water Brackish and Salt water
Distribution Indian Ocean.

Current Summary   Valid as Thryssa vitrirostris  (Gilchrist & Thompson 1908). Engraulidae.
Name History   • Valid as Thryssa vitrirostris  (Gilchrist & Thompson 1908) -- (Whitehead & Wongratana 1986:206 [ref. 6284], Whitehead et al. 1988:445 [ref. 5725], Randall 1995:72 [ref. 22896], Carpenter et al. 1997:119 [ref. 23922] as vetrirostris, Bijukumar & Sushama 2000:184 [ref. 25703], Zhang 2001:143 [ref. 26586] as vitirostris, Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S97 [ref. 27377]).

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adelae Thryssa adelae (Rutter [C. L.] 1897)Valid
aestuaria Thryssa aestuaria (Ogilby [J. D.] 1910)Valid
annandalei Thryssa annandalei (Chaudhuri [B. L.] 1916)Synonym
auratus Thryssa auratus (Day [F.] 1865)Synonym
baelama Thryssa baelama (Forsskål [P. S.] 1775)Valid
brevicauda Thryssa brevicauda Roberts [T. R.] 1978Valid
chefuensis Thryssa chefuensis (Günther [A.] 1874)Valid
chrysoptera Thryssa chrysoptera (Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1803)Uncertain
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.] 1835Spelling
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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