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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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sirishai, Ilisha Seshagiri Rao [B. V.] 1975:464, Figs. 1-2 [Hydrobiologia v. 47 (no. 3-4); ref. 7467] Vizagapatam, India. Holotype: BMNH 1975.9.24.48. Paratypes: BMNH 1975.9.24.49-60 (12), Mus. Dept. Zool. D.N.R. College, Bhimavaram (2). Named after Miss A. V. S. Sirisha, daughter of the author's cousin, therefore mandatory correction to sirishae. •Valid as Ilisha sirishae Seshagiri Rao 1975 (often as sirishai) -- (Whitehead 1985:276 [ref. 5141], Randall 1995:69 [ref. 22896], Carpenter et al. 1997:116 [ref. 23922], Munroe et al. 1999:1766 [ref. 24728], Munroe & Nizinski in Randall & Lim 2000:587 [ref. 25122], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S96 [ref. 27377], Psomadakis et al. 2015:161 [ref. 34104], Ali et al. 2018:311 [ref. 36183] as sirishai, Eagderi et al. 2019:31 [ref. 37020] as sirishai, Psomadakis et al. 2020:303 [ref. 37272] as sirishai). Current status: Valid as Ilisha sirishae Seshagiri Rao 1975. Pristigasteridae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman east to western Indonesia and Gulf of Thailand. Habitat: brackish, marine.

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