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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Clupeiformes
Family: Pristigasteridae Pristigasterids

Genus: Pellona

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Max. Length 3.6 cm TL

 
Pellona altamazonica
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South America
Max. Length 80 cm FL
Pellona castelnaeana Valenciennes, 1847

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Pellona castelnaeana
[Amazon pellona]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL
Pellona dayi Wongratana, 1983

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Pellona dayi
[Day's pellona]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Pellona ditchela Valenciennes, 1847

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Pellona ditchela
[Indian pellona]



South America
Max. Length 73 cm TL
Pellona flavipinnis (Valenciennes, 1837)

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Pellona flavipinnis
[Yellowfin river pellona]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Pellona harroweri (Fowler, 1917)

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Pellona harroweri
[American coastal pellona]



6 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pellona altamazonica South America 3.6 TL 1872
Pellona castelnaeana Amazon pellona South America 80 FL 1847
Pellona dayi Day's pellona Indian Ocean 13.5 SL 1983
Pellona ditchela Indian pellona Indo-West Pacific 16 SL 1847
Pellona flavipinnis Yellowfin river pellona South America 73 TL 1837
Pellona harroweri American coastal pellona Western Atlantic 18 TL 1917



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