Rahul Sharma

Microthrissa

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Actinopterygii
Family  Clupeidae
Phylum  Chordata
Order  Clupeiformes
Rank  Genus
Microthrissa
Similar  Odaxothrissa, Pellonula, Rhinosardinia, Gonialosa, Anodontostoma


Microthrissa is a genus of sprats in the herring family, Clupeidae, which is endemic to Africa. There are five recognized species in the genus.

Species

  • Microthrissa congica (Regan, 1917) (Bigscale pellonuline)
  • Microthrissa minuta Poll, 1974 (Dungu sprat)
  • Microthrissa moeruensis (Poll, 1948) (Lake Mweru sprat)
  • Microthrissa royauxi Boulenger, 1902 (Royal sprat)
  • Microthrissa whiteheadi Gourène & Teugels, 1988
  • References

    Microthrissa Wikipedia


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