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  • Scientific Names
    • Clupeidae
  • Spanish
    • Sardinas y arenques
  • English
    • Herrings, shads, sardines, menhadens

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Atlantic menhaden Brevoortia tyrannus

Observer

cyric

Date

September 27, 2014 02:18 PM EDT

Description

A school of small Atlantic Menhaden off the breakwater at Salter's Grove. Also a few American Shad near the bottom.

Photos / Sounds

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What

American gizzard shad Dorosoma cepedianum

Observer

kucycads

Date

October 12, 2014

Description

gizzard or threadfin?

can't quite see the shape of the mouth

caught cast-netting off boat ramp

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

emanning

Date

May 23, 2012

Description

The Hauraki Gulf is one of the best spots around new zealand to find sardines or pilchards (mohimohi in maori). One of the fave foods of whale, dolphins and gannets. Here you can see the fish leaping out of the water trying to escape the dolphins. View photo large for good view of fish.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

American shad Alosa sapidissima

Observer

dreierj

Date

September 28, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Pacific Sardine Sardinops sagax

Observer

hdailey1

Date

October 2, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Threadfin Shad Dorosoma petenense

Observer

dominic

Date

September 28, 2014

Description

Just leftover bait from a fisherman.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Pacific Sardine Sardinops sagax caerulea

Observer

finatic

Date

September 21, 2014 08:44 PM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

We saw a couple of bait balls of presumed sardines but this one was caught locally and was in the bait tank on the boat.

Photos / Sounds

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What

American gizzard shad Dorosoma cepedianum

Observer

sarahroberts

Date

September 10, 2014 12:16 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

threadfin shad Dorosoma petenense

Observer

benlabay

Date

September 19, 2014 10:55 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

American gizzard shad Dorosoma cepedianum

Observer

benlabay

Date

September 19, 2014 10:38 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

American gizzard shad Dorosoma cepedianum

Observer

fishesoftexas

Date

September 10, 2014 01:13 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

atlantic menhaden Brevoortia tyrannus

Observer

yasingi

Date

September 8, 2014
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Description from Wikipedia

Clupeidae is the family of the herrings, shads, sardines, hilsa and menhadens. It includes many of the most important food fishes in the world.

No range data available.