Common name of Chelon planiceps
Common name Banak
Language Tagalog
Type Vernacular
Official trade name No
Rank 2 - (Preferred common name (unique))
Country Philippines
Locality Metro Manila; Calauag, Quezon
Ref. Herre, A.W.C.T. and A.F. Umali, 1948
Life stage adults
Sex females and males
Core primary lexeme
1st modifier
2nd modifier
Remarks General name given to all species of Family Mugilidae occurring in Philippine waters. 'banak', i.e., adult mullet.
Entered by Garilao, Cristina V.
Modified by Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G.
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