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

(See list of species below)



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4 species (see list below)

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Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Lile gracilis Castro-Aguirre & Vivero, 1990

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Lile gracilis
[Graceful piquitinga]
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Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 9.1 cm SL

 
Lile nigrofasciata
[Blackstripe herring]

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Western Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Lile piquitinga (Schreiner & Miranda Ribeiro, 1903)

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Lile piquitinga
[Atlantic piquitinga]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Lile stolifera (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Lile stolifera
[Pacific piquitinga]
4 Species of Family Clupeidae with Genus Lile
(Herrings, shads, sardines, menhadens)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1990 Lile gracilis Graceful piquitinga Eastern Central Pacific 8 SL
2002 Lile nigrofasciata Blackstripe herring Eastern Central Pacific 9.1 SL
1903 Lile piquitinga Atlantic piquitinga Western Atlantic 15 SL
1882 Lile stolifera Pacific piquitinga Eastern Pacific 13 SL



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