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

(See list of species below)



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4 species (see list below)

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Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Harengula clupeola (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Harengula clupeola
[False herring]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Harengula humeralis (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Harengula humeralis
[Redear herring]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 21.2 cm TL
Harengula jaguana Poey, 1865

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Harengula jaguana
[Scaled herring]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL
Harengula thrissina (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Harengula thrissina
[Pacific flatiron herring]
4 Species of Family Clupeidae with Genus Harengula
(Herrings, shads, sardines, menhadens)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1829 Harengula clupeola False herring Western Atlantic 18 TL
1829 Harengula humeralis Redear herring Western Atlantic 22 TL
1865 Harengula jaguana Scaled herring Western Atlantic 21.2 TL
1882 Harengula thrissina Pacific flatiron herring Eastern Pacific 12.5 SL



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