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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Clupeiformes
Family: Pristigasteridae Pristigasterids

Genus: Pellona

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Max. Length 3.6 cm TL

Pellona altamazonica

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]