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Thryssa dayi  Wongratana, 1983

Day's thryssa
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Clupeiformes (Herrings) > Engraulidae (Anchovies) > Coiliinae
Etymology: Thryssa: Greek, thrissa, -es = shad (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; pelagic-neritic; depth range 0 - 50 m (Ref. 189).   Tropical; 27°N - 6°N, 64°E - 78°W (Ref. 189)

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Western Indian Ocean: entire western coast of India north to Pakistan, possibly to Gulf of Oman.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 21.5 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 189)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 41 - 46. Belly with 25 to 27 keeled scutes from isthmus to anus. Tip of snout a little above level of eye center. Maxilla long, reaching to pectoral fin base; first supra-maxilla minute, oval; teeth in jaws enlarged. Tip of first pectoral fin ray elongated into a short filament. Gill arches pinky orange, basibranchials black, inside of gill cover pale yellow or golden.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Presumably a schooling and found inshore. More data needed.

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Whitehead, P.J.P., G.J. Nelson and T. Wongratana, 1988. FAO Species Catalogue. Vol. 7. Clupeoid fishes of the world (Suborder Clupeoidei). An annotated and illustrated catalogue of the herrings, sardines, pilchards, sprats, shads, anchovies and wolf-herrings. FAO Fish. Synop. 125(7/2):305-579. Rome: FAO. (Ref. 189)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 26.1 - 28.6, mean 27.1 (based on 56 cells; Ref. 115970).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00407 (0.00172 - 0.00965), b=3.04 (2.83 - 3.25), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.3   ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (28 of 100) .