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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Clupeiformes
Family: Clupeidae Herrings, shads, sardines, menhadens
Subfamily: Dorosomatinae
Genus: Amblygaster

(See list of species below)



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4 species (see list below)

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Photo by FAO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 21 cm SL
Amblygaster clupeoides Bleeker, 1849

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Amblygaster clupeoides
[Bleeker smoothbelly sardinella]
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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL

 
Amblygaster indiana
[]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 23 cm SL
Amblygaster leiogaster (Valenciennes, 1847)

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Amblygaster leiogaster
[Smoothbelly sardinella]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 27 cm SL
Amblygaster sirm (Walbaum, 1792)

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Amblygaster sirm
[Spotted sardinella]
4 Species of Family Clupeidae with Genus Amblygaster
(Herrings, shads, sardines, menhadens)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1849 Amblygaster clupeoides Bleeker smoothbelly sardinella Indo-West Pacific 21 SL
2017 Amblygaster indiana Western Indian Ocean 2.9 SL
1847 Amblygaster leiogaster Smoothbelly sardinella Indo-West Pacific 23 SL
1792 Amblygaster sirm Spotted sardinella Indo-West Pacific 27 SL



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