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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Clupeiformes
Family: Engraulidae Anchovies
Subfamily: Coiliinae
Genus: Thryssa

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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Thryssa adelae (Rutter, 1897)

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Thryssa adelae
[Swatow thryssa]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 13.8 cm SL
Thryssa aestuaria (Ogilby, 1910)

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Thryssa aestuaria
[Estuarine thryssa]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Thryssa baelama (Forsskål, 1775)

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Thryssa baelama
[Baelama anchovy]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Thryssa brevicauda Roberts, 1978

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Thryssa brevicauda
[Short-tail thryssa]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 10.7 cm SL
Thryssa chefuensis (Günther, 1874)

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Thryssa chefuensis
[Chefoo thryssa]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 21.5 cm SL
Thryssa dayi Wongratana, 1983

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Thryssa dayi
[Day's thryssa]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Thryssa dussumieri (Valenciennes, 1848)

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Thryssa dussumieri
[Dussumier's thryssa]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10.7 cm SL
Thryssa encrasicholoides (Bleeker, 1852)

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Thryssa encrasicholoides
[False baelama anchovy]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 21.5 cm SL
Thryssa gautamiensis Babu Rao, 1971

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Thryssa gautamiensis
[Gautama thryssa]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 27 cm SL
Thryssa hamiltonii Gray, 1835

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Thryssa hamiltonii
[Hamilton's thryssa]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Thryssa kammalensis (Bleeker, 1849)

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Thryssa kammalensis
[Kammal thryssa]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11.2 cm SL
Thryssa kammalensoides Wongratana, 1983

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Thryssa kammalensoides
[Godavari thryssa]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 17.5 cm SL
Thryssa malabarica (Bloch, 1795)

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Thryssa malabarica
[Malabar thryssa]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.9 cm SL
Thryssa marasriae Wongratana, 1987

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Thryssa marasriae
[Marasri's thryssa]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 20.5 cm TL
Thryssa mystax (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

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Thryssa mystax
[Moustached thryssa]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 19.1 cm TL
Thryssa polybranchialis Wongratana, 1983

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Thryssa polybranchialis
[Humphead thryssa]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15.5 cm SL
Thryssa purava (Hamilton, 1822)

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Thryssa purava
[Oblique-jaw thryssa]



Oceania
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Thryssa rastrosa Roberts, 1978

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Thryssa rastrosa
[Fly river thryssa]



Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Thryssa scratchleyi (Ramsay & Ogilby, 1886)

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Thryssa scratchleyi
[New Guinea thryssa]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Thryssa setirostris (Broussonet, 1782)

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Thryssa setirostris
[Longjaw thryssa]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 16.5 cm SL
Thryssa spinidens (Jordan & Seale, 1925)

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Thryssa spinidens
[Bengal thryssa]