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Escualosa elongata Wongratana 1983


Currently Accepted Name: Escualosa elongata Wongratana 1983

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Domain : Eukaryota
Kingdom : Animalia
Phylum : Chordata
Subphylum : Vertebrata
Superclass : Gnathostomata
Grade : Teleostomi
Class : Actinopterygii
Subclass : Neopterygii
Division : Teleostei
Subdivision : Clupeomorpha
Order : Clupeiformes
Family : Clupeidae
Genus : Escualosa
Species : elongata

Selected Name

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Name: Escualosa elongata
Author: Wongratana 1983
Genus: Escualosa
Species: elongata

Current Name

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Current Name: Escualosa elongata
Current Author: Wongratana 1983
Current Genus: Escualosa
Current Species: elongata
Current Summary: Escualosa elongata Wongratana 1983 Clupeidae.

Original Name

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Original Name: Escualosa elongata
Original Author: Wongratana 1983
Original Genus Species: Escualosa elongata
Original Genus: Escualosa
Original Species: elongata

Original Description

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Original Name:Escualosa elongata Wongratana 1983
Reference: [ref. 8265]
Journal Acronym: JJI
Journal: Japanese Journal of Ichthyology
Article: Diagnoses of 24 new species and proposal of a new name for a species of Indo-Pacific clupeoid fishes.
Citation: v. 29 (no. 4)
Pages: 385-407
Text Page: 392
Illustrations: Fig. 8
Type Locality: Sunday market (Sanarm-luang), Bangkok, Thailand.
Primary Type: Holotype: BMNH 1973.1.18.1
Types: Paratypes: CUB (uncat. 1).


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* Valid as Escualosa elongata Wongratana 1983.

Whitehead 1985 - [ref. 5141] - FAO species catalog. Clupeoid fishes of the world (suborder Clupeoidei). Part 1 - Chirocentridae, Clupeidae and Pristigasteridae. Page: 118

Monroe et al. 1999 - [ref. 24728] - Families Pristigastidae and Clupeidae. In: Carpenter and Niem 1999 [ref. 24635]. Page: 1794

Munroe & Nizinski in Randall & Lim 2000 - [ref. 25122] - A checklist of the fishes of the South China Sea. Page: 587

Distribution and Habitat

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Water Type: Salt
Habitat: pelagic - Presumably a marine and coastal pelagic species.
Depth Range: No depth range available.
Distribution: Western Pacific (Thailand).


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Maximum Length: 67mm(SL)
2.64" (SL)


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Escualosa elongata Wongratana 1983
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Common Names

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Common NameUsed InLanguage
Slender white sardineFishWiseEnglish
Slender white sardineUnited KingdomEnglish

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Distribution of Escualosa elongata

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