Taxon profile


Five-spot Herring
Hilsa kelee (Cuvier, 1829)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Clupeiformes »  family Clupeidae - herrings, shads, sardines and allies »  genus Hilsa

Scientific synonyms

Alausa brachysoma Bleeker, 1853
Alausa kanagurta Bleeker, 1852
Alosa brevis Bleeker, 1848
Alosa malayana Bleeker, 1866
Clupea durbanensis Regan, 1906
Clupea kanagurta (Bleeker, 1852)
Clupea kelee Cuvier, 1829
Clupea platygaster Günther, 1868
Clupeonia blochii Valenciennes, 1847
Harengula zeylanica Hubrecht, 1879

Other names

= Flat Herring
= Hilsa Herring
= Hilsa Shad
= Kelee

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Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [1595]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/11634]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Hilsa kelee (Cuvier, 1829)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 2. Nozdratí (Sarcopterygii), paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii) /mnohoploutví (Polypteriformes) – bezostní (Clupeiformes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 64 pp. [as Hilsa kelee (Cuvier, 1829)]
Data retrieved on: 5 June 2013

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