Engraulidae

Fricke, Ronald, Allen, Gerald R., Andréfouët, Serge, Chen, Wei-Jen, Hamel, Mélanie A., Laboute, Pierre, Mana, Ralph, Hui, Tan He, 2014, Checklist of the marine and estuarine fishes of Madang District, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with 820 new records, Zootaxa 3832 (1), pp. 1-247: 24

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3832.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:BAB612A4-03DB-4958-BEB1-92DE278FBB90

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/6A5BAE7A-DA00-FF9B-3AAA-FCC59D73FA50

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scientific name

Engraulidae
status

 

Engraulidae 

Thryssa baelama  (Forsskål in Niebuhr, 1775) — Baelama  anchovy, little priest

STATUS AT MADANG. First record from Madang by Whitehead et al. (1988: 425–426). CASAbout CAS material. DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. Red Sea, East Africa and Mascarenes east to Caroline and Mariana islands, Samoa and Tonga, north to Ogasawara Islands, south to Western Australia, Queensland ( Australia) at 16 ° 30 'S, and New Caledonia. Pelagic in coastal waters near reefs, and in estuaries, 0– 50 m. Transitional water and marine.

Thryssa encrasicholoides (Bleeker, 1852)  —False baelama  anchovy

STATUS AT MADANG. New record from Madang, based on AMS material ( AMS I. 16747 -004). DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. India and Sri Lanka; Indonesia east to Philippines and New Guinea, south to northern Australia. Pelagic in coral reef lagoons, entering estuaries, 0– 50 m. Freshwater, transitional water and marine.

Thryssa setirostris (Broussonet, 1782)  —Longjaw thryssa 

STATUS AT MADANG. First record from Madang by Whitehead et al. (1988: 443). DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. South and East Africa east to Philippines and Solomon Island, north to Taiwan, south to northern Australia and Vanuatu. Pelagic in coral reef lagoons, entering estuaries, 0– 20 m. Transitional water and marine.

CAS

California Academy of Sciences