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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Clupeiformes
Family: Engraulidae Anchovies
Subfamily: Coiliinae
Genus: Coilia

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Coilia borneensis Bornean grenadier anchovy Western Central Pacific 12.4 SL 1852
Coilia brachygnathus Yangtse grenadier anchovy Asia 35.4 SL 1908
Coilia coomansi Cooman's grenadier anchovy Western Central Pacific 12.3 SL 1934
Coilia dussumieri Goldspotted grenadier anchovy Indian Ocean 20 SL 1848
Coilia grayii Gray's grenadier anchovy Indo-Pacific 25 SL 1845
Coilia lindmani Lindman's grenadier anchovy Asia 20 SL 1857
Coilia macrognathos Longjaw grenadier anchovy Western Central Pacific 26 SL 1852
Coilia mystus Osbeck's grenadier anchovy Western Pacific 21 SL 1758
Coilia nasus Japanese grenadier anchovy Northwest Pacific 41 TL 1846
Coilia neglecta Neglected grenadier anchovy Indian Ocean 17 SL 1967
Coilia ramcarati Ramcarat grenadier anchovy Indian Ocean 25 TL 1822
Coilia rebentischii Many-fingered grenadier anchovy Western Central Pacific 15.2 SL 1858
Coilia reynaldi Reynald's grenadier anchovy Indian Ocean 15 TL 1848



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