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

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2 species (see list below)

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Photo by FAO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL
Escualosa elongata Wongratana, 1983

Photo by FAO
 
Escualosa elongata
[Slender white sardine]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Escualosa thoracata (Valenciennes, 1847)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Escualosa thoracata
[White sardine]
2 Species of Family Clupeidae with Genus Escualosa
(Herrings, shads, sardines, menhadens)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1983 Escualosa elongata Slender white sardine Western Pacific 6.7 SL
1847 Escualosa thoracata White sardine Indo-West Pacific 10 SL



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