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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Clupeiformes
Family: Pristigasteridae Pristigasterids

Genus: Pellona

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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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