Hardback herring

It has a solid back with dark streaks and usually a small dark spot at the upper edge of the operculum and sometimes one located at the shoulder.

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The Hardback herring lives in the reef-associated, brackish, marine, depth range - 22 m , usually 1 - 5 m environment.

Nothing known about the Hardback herring

Common names

Cascarua in Spanish (español)
Conchúa in Spanish (español)
Guiana harring in English
Hardback herring in English
Harengule jagane in French (français)
Herring in English
Pilchard in English
Sardina in Spanish (español)
Sardina escamudina in Spanish (español)
Sardina jaguana in Spanish (español)
Sardine in English
Sardineta in Spanish (español)
Sardineta jaguana in Spanish (español)
Sardinha in Portuguese (Português)
Sardinha-cascuda in Portuguese (Português)
sardinita vivita escamuda in Spanish (español)
Savelha-cascuda in Portuguese (Português)
scaled herring in English
scaled sardine in English
Skælsild in Danish (dansk)
Sleď kubánský in Czech (česky)
Sledzianka wielka in Polish (polski)
Uroko-sappa in Japanese (日本語)
大西洋青鱗魚 in Mandarin Chinese
大西洋青鳞鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
平萨青鳞鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
平薩青鱗魚 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Clupeiformes
Family : Clupeidae
Genus : Harengula
Species : Harengula jaguana
Authority : Poey, 1865