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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Clupeiformes  
 Family Clupeidae  
 Genus Sardinella  
  Sardinella fimbriata  (Valenciennes, 1847) 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Synonyms:Clupea isingleenaHarengula fimbriataSardinelis fimbriataSardinella fimbricataSardinella richardsoniSpratella fimbriata  details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);中國動物誌-鱘形目;海鰱目;鯡形目及鼠鱚目(張, 2001)
Character: Body somewhat compressed but variable, from slender to moderately deep, depth 25 to 34% of standard length; total number of scutes 29 to 33. Two supramaxillae present; second symmetrical, paddle-shaped. Lower gill rakers on first gill arch 54 to 82. Vertical striae on scales not meeting at center, hind part of scales with a few perforations and (in Indian Ocean specimens) somewhat produced posteriorly. Lateral-line scales 42 to 44. Body back blue-green, flanks silvery; a dark spot at dorsal fin origin; tips of caudal and dorsal fins blackish. 
Habitat: Forms schools in coastal waters. 
Distribution: Distributed in Indo-West Pacific from southern India and Bay of Bengal to the Philippines and Taiwan, also eastern tip of Papua New Guinea. It found in western and southern Taiwanese waters, and Penghu Is.. 
Utility: Marketed fresh, dried-salted, boiled or made into fish balls. 
Name Code: 380963
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