Setipinna taty   (Valenciennes,  1848) (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Clupeiformes
Family:Engraulidae

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Description
Size: Max length 15.3 cm TL (male/unsexed); 22.1 cm SL (female)

Color: Back brown or bluish, flanks silvery.

Body fusiform, strongly compressed. Abdomen sharply keeled with 20 to 29 pre-pelvic and usually 10 to 13 post-pelvic scutes. Snout moderately prominent, bluntly pointed. Maxilla short, its tip truncate and just extending to gill opening. Gillrakers on lower arm of first arch 18 to 21 inner edges of rakers with small serrae forming distinct clumps. Dorsal fin origin nearer to snout tip than to caudal fin base. Anal fin with 48 to 58 branched rays. First ray of pectoral fin filamentous, with 12 to 14 branched rays.


Synonym (s)
Setipinna gilberti Jordan & Starks, 1905
Setipinna taty Whitehead, 1973
Engraulis taty Valenciennes, 1848
(Senior synonym)
Engraulis telaroides Bleeker, 1849
(Junior synonym)
Setipinna lighti Wu, 1929
(Junior synonym)
Setipinna tenuifilis (non Valenciennes, 1848)
(Misapplied name)
Stolephorus taty (Valenciennes, 1848)
(Senior synonym)

Common Name (s)
• Hairfin Anchovy (English)
• Kella (Telugu)
• Thaadi Poruva (Tamil)
• Elapporuvaa (Tamil)
• Paikat (Marathi)
• Scaly Hairfin Anchovy (English)
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Fisheries)

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic, Estuarine, Coastal
Trophic Level:  Secondary Consumer
Prey:  Euphausiids
Predator:  Cynoglossus semilaevis, Paralichthys olivaceus, Okamejei kenojei

Biogeography


• West Bengal, Kiagoria INDIA (Record: 1981-1982)
• East Coast INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai Coast INDIA
• SRI LANKA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA
• West Bengal, Hugli Matla Estuary INDIA
• West Bengal, Digha Ghole (Lat: 21.61) (Long: 87.53) INDIA (Record: 1981-1982)
• West Bengal, Digha Mohana (Lat: 21.61) (Long: 87.53) INDIA (Record: 1981-1982)
• West Bengal INDIA
• Orissa INDIA
• Orissa, Puri INDIA (Record: 1987-2006)
• Tamil Nadu, Tuticorin INDIA
• INDIA
• West Bengal (Lat: 21.45) (Long: 87.9) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
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