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Family: Clupeidae Herrings, shads, sardines, menhadens
Subfamily: Ehiravinae


(See list of species below)



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31 species (see list below)

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Photo by Baird, I.G.

Asia
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Clupeichthys aesarnensis Wongratana, 1983

Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Clupeichthys aesarnensis
[Thai river sprat]

Photo by FAO

Asia
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Clupeichthys bleekeri (Hardenberg, 1936)

Photo by FAO
 
Clupeichthys bleekeri
[Kapuas river sprat]

Photo by Warren, T.

Asia
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Clupeichthys goniognathus Bleeker, 1855

Photo by Warren, T.
 
Clupeichthys goniognathus
[Sumatran river sprat]

Photo by FAO

Asia
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Clupeichthys perakensis (Herre, 1936)

Photo by FAO
 
Clupeichthys perakensis
[Perak river sprat]

Photo by WWF / Vidthayanon, C.

Asia
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Clupeoides borneensis Bleeker, 1851

Photo by WWF / Vidthayanon, C.
 
Clupeoides borneensis
[Borneo river sprat]

Photo by FAO

Asia
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL
Clupeoides hypselosoma Bleeker, 1866

Photo by FAO
 
Clupeoides hypselosoma
[Kalimantan river sprat]

Photo by FAO

Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Clupeoides papuensis (Ramsay & Ogilby, 1886)

Photo by FAO
 
Clupeoides papuensis
[Papuan river sprat]

Photo by FAO

Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Clupeoides venulosus Weber & de Beaufort, 1912

Photo by FAO
 
Clupeoides venulosus
[West Irian river sprat]

Photo by FAO

Europe
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL
Clupeonella abrau (Maliatsky, 1930)

Photo by FAO
 
Clupeonella abrau
[Abrau sprat]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 14.9 cm TL

 
Clupeonella caspia
[Caspian tyulka]

Photo by Otel, V.

Eurasia
Max. Length 14.5 cm TL
Clupeonella cultriventris (Nordmann, 1840)

Photo by Otel, V.
 
Clupeonella cultriventris
[Black and Caspian Sea sprat]

Photo by FAO

Former USSR and Asia
Max. Length 16.5 cm SL
Clupeonella engrauliformis (Borodin, 1904)

Photo by FAO
 
Clupeonella engrauliformis
[Anchovy sprat]

Photo by FAO

Former USSR and Asia
Max. Length 14.5 cm SL
Clupeonella grimmi Kessler, 1877

Photo by FAO
 
Clupeonella grimmi
[Southern Caspian sprat]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Clupeonella muhlisi
[Marmara sprat]

Photo by Naseka, A.M.

Europe
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Clupeonella tscharchalensis (Borodin, 1896)

Photo by Naseka, A.M.
 
Clupeonella tscharchalensis
[Freshwater tyulka]

Photo by FAO

Asia
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Corica laciniata Fowler, 1935

Photo by FAO
 
Corica laciniata
[Bangkok river sprat]

Photo by FAO

Asia
Max. Length 5.3 cm TL
Corica soborna Hamilton, 1822

Photo by FAO
 
Corica soborna
[Ganges river sprat]

Photo by FAO

Asia
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Dayella malabarica (Day, 1873)

Photo by FAO
 
Dayella malabarica
[Day's round herring]

Photo by FAO

Asia
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Ehirava fluviatilis Deraniyagala, 1929

Photo by FAO
 
Ehirava fluviatilis
[Malabar sprat]

Photo by FAO

Africa
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Gilchristella aestuaria (Gilchrist, 1913)

Photo by FAO
 
Gilchristella aestuaria
[Gilchrist's round herring]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL

 
Minyclupeoides dentibranchialus
[]

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.

Africa
Max. Length 49.7 cm SL
Sauvagella madagascariensis (Sauvage, 1883)

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.
 
Sauvagella madagascariensis
[Madagascar round herring]

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.

Africa
Max. Length 4.7 cm SL
Sauvagella robusta Stiassny, 2002

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.
 
Sauvagella robusta
[]

Photo by FAO

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Spratellomorpha bianalis (Bertin, 1940)

Photo by FAO
 
Spratellomorpha bianalis
[Two-finned round herring]
No picture found
Asia

 
Sundasalanx malleti
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Sundasalanx megalops
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL

 
Sundasalanx mekongensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 3 cm SL

 
Sundasalanx mesops
[]

Photo by Roberts, T.R.

Asia
Max. Length 2.3 cm TL
Sundasalanx microps Roberts, 1981

Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Sundasalanx microps
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Sundasalanx platyrhynchus
[]

Photo by FAO

Asia
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL
Sundasalanx praecox Roberts, 1981

Photo by FAO
 
Sundasalanx praecox
[Dwarf noodlefish]
31 Species of Family Clupeidae
(Herrings, shads, sardines, menhadens)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1983 Clupeichthys aesarnensis Thai river sprat Asia 7 SL
1936 Clupeichthys bleekeri Kapuas river sprat Asia 6 SL
1855 Clupeichthys goniognathus Sumatran river sprat Asia 9 SL
1936 Clupeichthys perakensis Perak river sprat Asia 4 SL
1851 Clupeoides borneensis Borneo river sprat Asia 8 SL
1866 Clupeoides hypselosoma Kalimantan river sprat Asia 4.2 SL
1886 Clupeoides papuensis Papuan river sprat Asia and Oceania 8 SL
1912 Clupeoides venulosus West Irian river sprat Asia and Oceania 9 SL
1930 Clupeonella abrau Abrau sprat Europe 9.5 SL
1941 Clupeonella caspia Caspian tyulka Europe 14.9 TL
1840 Clupeonella cultriventris Black and Caspian Sea sprat Eurasia 14.5 TL
1904 Clupeonella engrauliformis Anchovy sprat Former USSR and Asia 16.5 SL
1877 Clupeonella grimmi Southern Caspian sprat Former USSR and Asia 14.5 SL
1934 Clupeonella muhlisi Marmara sprat Asia 8 TL
1896 Clupeonella tscharchalensis Freshwater tyulka Europe 10 SL
1935 Corica laciniata Bangkok river sprat Asia 7 SL
1822 Corica soborna Ganges river sprat Asia 5.3 TL
1873 Dayella malabarica Day's round herring Asia 6 SL
1929 Ehirava fluviatilis Malabar sprat Asia 5 SL
1913 Gilchristella aestuaria Gilchrist's round herring Africa 10 SL
2008 Minyclupeoides dentibranchialus Asia 2.3 SL
1883 Sauvagella madagascariensis Madagascar round herring Africa 49.7 SL
2002 Sauvagella robusta Africa 4.7 SL
1940 Spratellomorpha bianalis Two-finned round herring Western Indian Ocean 4.5 SL
1997 Sundasalanx malleti Asia
1997 Sundasalanx megalops Asia
1999 Sundasalanx mekongensis Asia 2.8 SL
1997 Sundasalanx mesops Asia 3 SL
1981 Sundasalanx microps Asia 2.3 TL
1997 Sundasalanx platyrhynchus Asia
1981 Sundasalanx praecox Dwarf noodlefish Asia 2.3 SL



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