Silver-stripe round herring

Characteristics

  • Often recorded in schools swimming fast throughout the water column.
  • In Penghu, Taiwan, the spawning season is estimated to be from February to September, and females are estimated to mature after around 4 months old.

Description

  • Body silver
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  • Small and elongated.

Common Name: Silver-stripe round herring

Family Common Name: Herrings / Sardines

Family: Clupeidae

Scientific Name: Spratelloides gracilis___(Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)

Maximum Length: 10.5 cm (Standard Length)