Nematalosa persara   Nelson and McCarthy,  1995 (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Clupeiformes
Family:Clupeidae

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Description
Size: Max length 15.2 cm SL (male/unsexed)

Expanded third infraorbital bone, with the anterior edge vertical or nearly so. Supraorbital grooves lacking. Dorsal spines (total): 0; Anal spines: 0. Prepectoral scutes usually 7.


Synonym (s)
Nematalosa nasus (non Bloch, 1795)
(Misapplied name)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic

Biogeography



Literature Source(s)
  • (2003) Catalog of fishes Available at - http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Froese, R and Pauly, D (2000) Fishbase 2000: Concepts, design and data sources ICLARM 344 pp Available at - http://www.fishbase.org

Page last updated on:2010-05-12

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