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

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2 species (see list below)

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Photo by Krumme, U.

South America
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Rhinosardinia amazonica (Steindachner, 1879)

Photo by Krumme, U.
 
Rhinosardinia amazonica
[Amazon spinejaw sprat]

Photo by FAO

South America
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Rhinosardinia bahiensis (Steindachner, 1879)

Photo by FAO
 
Rhinosardinia bahiensis
[Bahia sprat]
2 Species of Family Clupeidae with Genus Rhinosardinia
(Herrings, shads, sardines, menhadens)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1879 Rhinosardinia amazonica Amazon spinejaw sprat South America 8 SL
1879 Rhinosardinia bahiensis Bahia sprat South America 8 SL



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