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Family Clupeidae Cuvier, 1816 – herrings, shads, sardines

Family Clupeidae Cuvier, 1816 – herrings, shads, sardines

The Family Clupeidae includes 55 genera (Alosa, Amblygaster, Anodontostoma, Brevoortia, Clupanodon, Clupea, Clupeichthys, Clupeoides, Clupeonella, Congothrissa, Corica, Dayella, Dorosoma, Ehirava, Escualosa, Ethmalosa, Ethmidium, Gilchristella, Gonialosa, Gudusia, Herengula, Herklotsichthys, Hilsa, Hyperlophus, Jenkinsia, Konosirus, Laeviscutella, Lile, Limnothrissa, Microthrissa, Minyclupeoides, Nannothrissa, Nematalosa, Odaxothrissa, Opisthonema, Pellonula, Platanichthys, Pliosteostoma, Poecilothrissa, Potamolosa, Potamothrissa, Ramnogaster, Rhinosardinia, Sardina, Sardinella, Sardinops, Sauvagella, Sierrathrissa, Spratelloides, Spratellomorpha, Sprattus, Stolothrissa, Strangomera, Tenualosa and Thrattidion)

There are 55 genera and 196 species currently recognized: Alosa (25), Amblygaster (4), Anodontostoma (3), Brevoortia (6), Clupanodon (1), Clupea (2), Clupeichthys (4), Clupeoides (4), Clupeonella (7), Congothrissa (1), Corica (2), Dayella (1), Dorosoma (5), Ehirava (1), Escualosa (2), Ethmalosa (1), Ethmidium (1), Gilchristella (1), Gonialosa (3), Gudusia (2), Herengula (4), Herklotsichthys (12), Hilsa (1), Hyperlophus (2), Jenkinsia (4), Konosirus (1), Laeviscutella (1), Lile (4), Limnothrissa (2), Microthrissa (3), Minyclupeoides (1), Nannothrissa (2), Nematalosa (11), Odaxothrissa (4), Opisthonema (5), Pellonula (2), Platanichthys (1), Pliosteostoma (1), Poecilothrissa (3), Potamolosa (1), Potamothrissa (3), Ramnogaster (2), Rhinosardinia (2), Sardina (1), Sardinella (23), Sardinops (3), Sauvagella (2), Sierrathrissa (1), Spratelloides (5), Spratellomorpha (1), Sprattus (5), Stolothrissa (1), Strangomera (1), Tenualosa (5) and Thrattidion (1)

Images: the images are sorted according to genus.  There were no suitable images available for the genera Minyclupeoides and Strangomera.

GENUS Alosa

GENUS Amblygaster

GENUS Anodontostoma

GENUS Brevoortia

GENUS Clupanodon

GENUS Clupea

GENUS Clupeichthys

GENUS Clupeoides

GENUS Clupeonella

GENUS Congothrissa

GENUS Corica

GENUS Dayella

GENUS Dorosoma

GENUS Ehirava

GENUS Escualosa

GENUS Ethmalosa

GENUS Ethmidium

GENUS Gilchristella

GENUS Gonialosa

GENUS Gudusia

GENUS Herengula

GENUS Herklotsichthys

GENUS Hilsa

GENUS Hyperlophus

GENUS Jenkinsia

GENUS Konosirus

GENUS Laeviscutella

GENUS Lile

GENUS Limnothrissa

GENUS Microthrissa

GENUS Nannothrissa

GENUS Nematalosa

GENUS Odaxothrissa

GENUS Opisthonema

GENUS Pellonula

GENUS Platanichthys

GENUS Pliosteostoma

GENUS Poecilothrissa

GENUS Potamolosa

GENUS Potamothrissa

GENUS Ramnogaster

GENUS Rhinosardinia

GENUS Sardina

GENUS Sardinella

GENUS Sardinops

GENUS Sauvagella

GENUS Sierrathrissa

GENUS Spratelloides

GENUS Spratellomorpha

GENUS Sprattus

GENUS Stolothrissa

GENUS Tenualosa

GENUS Thrattidion

 

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Family Clupeidae herrings, shad, sardines

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Family Clupeidae