WoRMS taxon details

Sardinella longiceps Valenciennes, 1847

212269  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212269)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Forms schools in coastal waters and strongly migratory. Feeds mainly on phytoplankton (especially diatoms), both as...  
Description Forms schools in coastal waters and strongly migratory. Feeds mainly on phytoplankton (especially diatoms), both as juveniles and adults. Breeds once a year off western coasts of India when temperatures and salinity are low during the southwest monsoon months. Spawning peaks in August-September. Occurs at temperatures of 22.0-28.0 °C (Ref. 3689). Marketed fresh, dried and dried-salted. Also sold smoked and canned (Ref. 9987). Also made into fish meal and fish balls <111>. Widely distributed in the Indian and Pacific oceans <360>. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Sardinella longiceps Valenciennes, 1847. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212269 on 2018-11-21
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
1998-08-03 12:26:57Z
changed
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Forms schools in coastal waters and strongly migratory. Feeds mainly on phytoplankton (especially diatoms), both as juveniles and adults. Breeds once a year off western coasts of India when temperatures and salinity are low during the southwest monsoon months. Spawning peaks in August-September. Occurs at temperatures of 22.0-28.0 °C (Ref. 3689). Marketed fresh, dried and dried-salted. Also sold smoked and canned (Ref. 9987). Also made into fish meal and fish balls <111>. Widely distributed in the Indian and Pacific oceans <360>. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Indian oil sardine  [details]