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

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2 species (see list below)

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Photo by Khan, M.M.

Asia
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Gudusia chapra (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Khan, M.M.
 
Gudusia chapra
[Indian river shad]

Photo by FAO

Asia
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Gudusia variegata (Day, 1870)

Photo by FAO
 
Gudusia variegata
[Burmese river shad]
2 Species of Family Clupeidae with Genus Gudusia
(Herrings, shads, sardines, menhadens)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1822 Gudusia chapra Indian river shad Asia 20 TL
1870 Gudusia variegata Burmese river shad Asia 16 SL



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