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Scientific Name Thryssa nasuta  (Castelnau, 1878)
Common Name
Type Locality Norman River, Queensland, Australia.
Etymology Thryssa: Greek, thrissa, -es = shad. 
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Size 270mm or 10.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Indo-Pacific: Persian Gulf eastward to Myanmar, Andamans and Penang; Taiwan south to Arafura Sea, the northern coasts of Australia and Papua New Guinea; Sarawak; a record from the Bonin Islands; presumably the Philippines; perhaps not eastward to the Hebrides, etc.
IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
Other Parameters Presumably schooling, inshore and entering estuaries. Marine and brackish waters.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales v. 3 (pt 1), pp 51.
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Last Update 2024 Feb 01 13:57 (species record created: 2014 Nov 16 14:09)