Malabar sprat

The Malabar sprat lives in the pelagic-neritic, amphidromous, freshwater, brackish, marine environment.

* Ehirava fluviatilis (native) Malabar sprat , Malabar sprat * Escualosa thoracata (native) , White sardine * Gonialosa manmina (native) Ganges river gizzard shad , Ganges river gizzard shad * Gudusia chapra (native) Indian More

Malabar sprat is found to be a successful commercial fishery in the backwaters of Kerala. One kg of dried fish fetches up to Rs. 130/- making its exploitation promising. More

and fishery of Malabar sprat, Ehirava fluviatilis (Osteichthyes, Clupeidae) in Bolgoda lake, Sri Lanka. Asian Fisheries Science 15(3): 215-228. 52. Amarasinghe, U.S., P.A.D. Ajith Kumara and M.H.S. More

Common names

Ahirava in Sinhalese (සිංහල)
Ehirava in Sinhalese (සිංහල)
Ehirava říční in Czech (česky)
Gan ahirava in Sinhalese (සිංහල)
Malabar sprat in English
Malabarbrisling in Danish (dansk)
Sardina de Malabar in Spanish (español)
Sprat de Malabar in French (français)
南亚多棱圆鲱 in Mandarin Chinese
南亞多棱圓鯡 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Clupeiformes
Family : Clupeidae
Genus : Ehirava
Species : Ehirava fluviatilis
Authority : Deraniyagala, 1929