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

(See list of species below)



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11 species (see list below)

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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 16.5 cm SL
Nematalosa arabica Regan, 1917

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Nematalosa arabica
[Arabian gizzard shad]

Photo by Krumme, U.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 21 cm SL
Nematalosa come (Richardson, 1846)

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Nematalosa come
[Western Pacific gizzard shad]

Photo by Aland, G.

Oceania and Asia
Max. Length 48 cm SL
Nematalosa erebi (Günther, 1868)

Photo by Aland, G.
 
Nematalosa erebi
[Australian river gizzard shad]

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Oceania
Max. Length 22.2 cm SL
Nematalosa flyensis Wongratana, 1983

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Nematalosa flyensis
[Fly river gizzard shad]

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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 16.3 cm SL
Nematalosa galatheae Nelson & Rothman, 1973

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Nematalosa galatheae
[Galathea gizzard shad]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 19 cm SL
Nematalosa japonica Regan, 1917

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Nematalosa japonica
[Japanese gizzard shad]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Nematalosa nasus (Bloch, 1795)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Nematalosa nasus
[Bloch's gizzard shad]

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Oceania
Max. Length 21 cm SL
Nematalosa papuensis (Munro, 1964)

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Nematalosa papuensis
[Strickland river gizzard shad]

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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15.2 cm SL
Nematalosa persara Nelson & McCarthy, 1995

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Nematalosa persara
[]

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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11.6 cm SL
Nematalosa resticularia Nelson & McCarthy, 1995

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Nematalosa resticularia
[]

Photo by Good, P.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 36 cm SL
Nematalosa vlaminghi (Munro, 1956)

Photo by Good, P.
 
Nematalosa vlaminghi
[Western Australian gizzard shad]
11 Species of Family Clupeidae with Genus Nematalosa
(Herrings, shads, sardines, menhadens)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1917 Nematalosa arabica Arabian gizzard shad Western Indian Ocean 16.5 SL
1846 Nematalosa come Western Pacific gizzard shad Western Pacific 21 SL
1868 Nematalosa erebi Australian river gizzard shad Oceania and Asia 48 SL
1983 Nematalosa flyensis Fly river gizzard shad Oceania 22.2 SL
1973 Nematalosa galatheae Galathea gizzard shad Indo-West Pacific 16.3 SL
1917 Nematalosa japonica Japanese gizzard shad Western Pacific 19 SL
1795 Nematalosa nasus Bloch's gizzard shad Indo-West Pacific 22 TL
1964 Nematalosa papuensis Strickland river gizzard shad Oceania 21 SL
1995 Nematalosa persara Western Indian Ocean 15.2 SL
1995 Nematalosa resticularia Western Indian Ocean 11.6 SL
1956 Nematalosa vlaminghi Western Australian gizzard shad Eastern Indian Ocean 36 SL



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