Ilisha melastoma, Indian herring, Indian ilisha, photos, facts and physical characteristics


Ilisha melastoma, Indian herring, Indian ilisha, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Ilisha melastoma

Ilisha melastoma Description

Dorsal spines: 0; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 35 to 48. Belly with usually 17 to 21 + 8 or 9 scutes. Eye large, lower jaw projecting. Dorsal fin origin a little before midpoint of body; anal fin origin under hind part of dorsal fin base. Vertical stri

Ilisha melastoma Common Names

  • Indian herring, Indian ilisha

Ilisha melastoma Taxonomic Structure

What type of species is Ilisha melastoma? Below, you will find the taxonomic groups the Ilisha melastoma species belongs to.

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Ilisha melastoma, marine species closely related

Ilisha melastoma, distinctive physical characteristics

How to identify Ilisha melastoma marine species? Below, you will find the list of main identification criteria and physical characteristics of marine species Ilisha melastoma. For each identification criteria, the corresponding physical characteristics of marine species Ilisha melastoma are marked in green.

Ilisha melastoma, geographic distribution

Where is Ilisha melastoma found in the world? Below, you will find the list and a world map of the geographic distribution where the marine species Ilisha melastoma can be found.

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Ilisha melastoma, underwater photographers

Which photographers have photos of Ilisha melastoma species? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos of the marine species Ilisha melastoma.