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Clupea sardina Cuvier, 1829
Synonym for Sardina pilchardus Cuvier, 1829
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Clupea; Species: sardina; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
  Status details:   
junior synonym, original combination
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  Comment :   
After Duhamel du Monceau (1780) Part II, Sect. III, Plate XVI, fig. 4 (Grosse sardine), where the name was only in French. Recognised to be almost the same except size to Clupea pilchardus Bloch, 1795 by Cuvier himself.
  Etymology of Generic name : 
Latin, clupea = sardine, derived from Clupeus = shield; doubtless a reference to the scales covering the body of the fish + Greek, odous = teeth (Ref. 45335).
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