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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Clupeiformes
Family: Clupeidae Herrings, shads, sardines, menhadens
Subfamily: Dorosomatinae
Genus: Amblygaster

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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 21 cm SL
Amblygaster clupeoides Bleeker, 1849

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Amblygaster clupeoides
[Bleeker smoothbelly sardinella]
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Max. Length 2.9 cm SL

 
Amblygaster indiana
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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 23 cm SL
Amblygaster leiogaster (Valenciennes, 1847)

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Amblygaster leiogaster
[Smoothbelly sardinella]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 27 cm SL
Amblygaster sirm (Walbaum, 1792)

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Amblygaster sirm
[Spotted sardinella]



4 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Amblygaster clupeoides Bleeker smoothbelly sardinella Indo-West Pacific 21 SL 1849
Amblygaster indiana Western Indian Ocean 2.9 SL 2017
Amblygaster leiogaster Smoothbelly sardinella Indo-West Pacific 23 SL 1847
Amblygaster sirm Spotted sardinella Indo-West Pacific 27 SL 1792



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