CLUPEIFORMES

West Germany 1964Bangladesh 2001Republic of Korea 1986Peru 2004
Atlantic Herring
Clupea harengus
(Clupeidae)
Hilsa Shad Fish
Tenualosa ilisha
(Clupeidae)
Japanese Pilchard
Sardinops melanostictus
(Clupeidae)
Anchoveta
Engraulis ringens
(Engraulidae)


Japanese Pilchard
Sardinops melanostictus
(Clupeidae)
(CLUPEIFORMES)
Japanese Pilchard
Sardinops melanostictus
(Clupeidae)
(CLUPEIFORMES)


The position of the pectoral of Clupeiformes is low, and Clupeiformes has the pectoral around blood relation of the stomach. Most kind of Clupeiformes is blue in the back side, and a ventral is silver-white. Child fish is called "Whitebait" with semitransparency. It makes a crowd with the outer layer of the offing from the coast and lives and eats plankton mainly. This group includes a lot of important kinds as a fishery resource.

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