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Sciades sona (Hamilton, 1822)

Pimelodus sona ZBK Hamilton, 1822: 172, 376. Type locality: Bengal estuaries . No types known.

Bagrus trachipomus ZBK Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1840a: 442. Type locality: Bengal . Holotype : MNHN A- 9346 .

Hexanematichthys leptocassis ZBK Bleeker, 1861: 65. Type locality: Pinang , Malaysia . No types known.

Distribution: South and southeast Asia.

Countries: Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia and Philippines.

Habitat: Marine and brackish waters.

Maximum size: 920 mm TL.

Material examined: ANSP 74851 (3 al, 56-71 mm TL), India , Calicut ; LACM 38131-50 (4 al, 178-320 mm TL), Pakistan , Sind ; USNM 207092 (1 al, 117 mm TL), India ; USNM 149731 (3 al, 111-131 mm TL), India , Travancore .


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