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Family: Sillaginidae Smelt-whitings



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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 72 cm TL
Sillaginodes punctatus (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Photo by Dowling, C.
 
Sillaginodes punctatus
[King George whiting]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm SL
Sillaginopodys chondropus (Bleeker, 1849)

Photo by Photo by Vidthayanon, C.
 
Sillaginopodys chondropus
[Clubfoot sillago]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Sillaginops macrolepis (Bleeker, 1858)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Sillaginops macrolepis
[Large-scale sillago]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 44 cm TL
Sillaginopsis panijus (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Photo by Vidthayanon, C.
 
Sillaginopsis panijus
[Flathead sillago]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Sillago aeolus Jordan & Evermann, 1902

Photo by Photo by Krumme, U.
 
Sillago aeolus
[Oriental sillago]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm SL
Sillago analis Whitley, 1943

Photo by Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Sillago analis
[Golden-lined sillago]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Sillago arabica McKay & McCarthy, 1989

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Sillago arabica
[Arabian sillago]



Western Central Pacific

Sillago argentifasciata Martin & Montalban, 1935

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Sillago argentifasciata
[Silver-banded sillago]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Sillago asiatica McKay, 1982

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Sillago asiatica
[Asian sillago]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Sillago attenuata McKay, 1985

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Sillago attenuata
[Slender sillago]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 33 cm SL
Sillago bassensis Cuvier, 1829

Photo by Photo by Dowling, C.
 
Sillago bassensis
[Southern school whiting]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Sillago boutani Pellegrin, 1905

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Sillago boutani
[Boutan's sillago]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 36 cm SL
Sillago burrus Richardson, 1842

Photo by Photo by Dowling, C.
 
Sillago burrus
[Western trumpeter sillago]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.9 cm SL

 
Sillago caudicula
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 51 cm TL
Sillago ciliata Cuvier, 1829

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Sillago ciliata
[Sand sillago]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 32 cm TL
Sillago flindersi McKay, 1985

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Sillago flindersi
[Eastern school whiting]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 34 cm TL
Sillago indica McKay, Dutt & Sujatha, 1985

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Sillago indica
[Indian sillago]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Sillago ingenuua McKay, 1985

Photo by Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Sillago ingenuua
[Bay sillago]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Sillago intermedius Wongratana, 1977

Photo by Photo by Devarapalli, P.
 
Sillago intermedius
[Intermediate sillago]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Sillago japonica Temminck & Schlegel, 1843

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Sillago japonica
[Japanese sillago]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Sillago lutea McKay, 1985

Photo by Photo by Dowling, C.
 
Sillago lutea
[Mud sillago]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Sillago maculata Quoy & Gaimard, 1824

Photo by Photo by Maddern, M.
 
Sillago maculata
[Trumpeter whiting]
No picture found

Max. Length 15.8 cm SL

 
Sillago megacephalus
[Large-headed sillago]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Sillago microps McKay, 1985

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Sillago microps
[Small-eyed sillago]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Sillago nierstraszi Hardenberg, 1941

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Sillago nierstraszi
[Rough sillago]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Sillago parvisquamis Gill, 1861

Photo by Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Sillago parvisquamis
[Small-scale sillago]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Sillago robusta Stead, 1908

Photo by Photo by Dowling, C.
 
Sillago robusta
[Stout whiting]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 42 cm TL
Sillago schomburgkii Peters, 1864

Photo by Photo by Dowling, C.
 
Sillago schomburgkii
[Yellowfin whiting]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 31 cm SL
Sillago sihama (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Barchana, D.
 
Sillago sihama
[Silver sillago]
No picture found

Max. Length 15.7 cm SL

 
Sillago sinica
[]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Sillago soringa Dutt & Sujatha, 1982

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Sillago soringa
[Soringa sillago]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 1.9 cm SL
Sillago suezensis Golani, Fricke & Tikochinski, 2013

Photo by Photo by Bogorodsky, S.V.
 
Sillago suezensis
[]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Sillago vincenti McKay, 1980

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Sillago vincenti
[Vincent's sillago]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Sillago vittata McKay, 1985

Photo by Photo by Dowling, C.
 
Sillago vittata
[Western school whiting]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Sillaginodes punctatus King George whiting Indo-West Pacific 72 TL 1829
Sillaginopodys chondropus Clubfoot sillago Indo-Pacific 35 SL 1849
Sillaginops macrolepis Large-scale sillago Western Central Pacific 20 SL 1858
Sillaginopsis panijus Flathead sillago Western Indian Ocean 44 TL 1822
Sillago aeolus Oriental sillago Indo-Pacific 30 SL 1902
Sillago analis Golden-lined sillago Western Central Pacific 45 SL 1943
Sillago arabica Arabian sillago Western Indian Ocean 22 TL 1989
Sillago argentifasciata Silver-banded sillago Western Central Pacific 1935
Sillago asiatica Asian sillago Western Pacific 15 SL 1982
Sillago attenuata Slender sillago Western Indian Ocean 20 SL 1985
Sillago bassensis Southern school whiting Eastern Indian Ocean 33 SL 1829
Sillago boutani Boutan's sillago Northwest Pacific 20 SL 1905
Sillago burrus Western trumpeter sillago Western Central Pacific 36 SL 1842
Sillago caudicula Western Indian Ocean 14.9 SL 2010
Sillago ciliata Sand sillago Western Pacific 51 TL 1829
Sillago flindersi Eastern school whiting Western Pacific 32 TL 1985
Sillago indica Indian sillago Indian Ocean 34 TL 1985
Sillago ingenuua Bay sillago Indo-West Pacific 20 SL 1985
Sillago intermedius Intermediate sillago Eastern Indian Ocean 20 SL 1977
Sillago japonica Japanese sillago Northwest Pacific 30 TL 1843
Sillago lutea Mud sillago Indo-West Pacific 16 SL 1985
Sillago maculata Trumpeter whiting Western Pacific 30 TL 1824
Sillago megacephalus Large-headed sillago Northwest Pacific 15.8 SL 1933
Sillago microps Small-eyed sillago Northwest Pacific 20 SL 1985
Sillago nierstraszi Rough sillago Western Central Pacific 25 TL 1941
Sillago parvisquamis Small-scale sillago Northwest Pacific 30 SL 1861
Sillago robusta Stout whiting Indo-Pacific 30 TL 1908
Sillago schomburgkii Yellowfin whiting Eastern Indian Ocean 42 TL 1864
Sillago sihama Silver sillago Indo-West Pacific 31 SL 1775
Sillago sinica Asia 15.7 SL 2011
Sillago soringa Soringa sillago Eastern Indian Ocean 15 SL 1982
Sillago suezensis Western Indian Ocean 1.9 SL 2013
Sillago vincenti Vincent's sillago Indian Ocean 30 SL 1980
Sillago vittata Western school whiting Eastern Indian Ocean 30 SL 1985



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