Sillago intermedius   Wongratana,  1977 (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Actinopterygii

Image copyrights: Devarapalli, P.

Size: 20 cm.

Swim bladder with two posterior extensions. Anterior margin with two divergent blind tubes that extend to the basioccipital above the auditory capsule. An anterolateral extension on each side, each sending a blind tubule anteriorly and then recurving posteriorly along the abdominal wall as a simple tube to terminate just posterior to the duct-like process. Dorsal spines (total): 12-12, Dorsal soft rays (total): 21-22, Anal spines: 2, Anal soft rays: 21-22, Vertebrae: 34.

Oviparous, dioecious, external fertilization, non-guarders, open water or substratum egg scatterers.

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Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial

Habitat:  Demersal


• Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam (Lat: 17.7) (Long: 83.3) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Rao, DVS (2005) Comprehensive review of the records of the biota of the Indian Seas and the introduction of non-indigenous species Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems John Wiley and Sons, Ltd. 15(2) 117-146 Available at -
  • Froese, R and Pauly, D (2000) Fishbase 2000: Concepts, design and data sources ICLARM 344 pp Available at -
  • Tongnunui, P; Ikejima, K; Yamane, T; Horinouch, M; Medej, T; Sano, M; Kurokura, H and Taniuchi, T (2002) Fish fauna of the Sikao Creek mangrove estuary,Trang, Thailand Fisheries Science 68 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -

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