Harengula clupeolais commonly referred to as False herring. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!.
lexID: 4719 AphiaID: 277549 Scientific: Harengula clupeola German: Falscher Hering English: False Herring Category: Herrings Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Clupeiformes (Order) > Clupeidae (Family) > Harengula (Genus) > clupeola (Species) Initial determination: (Cuvier, ), 1829 Occurrence: , Suriname , Barbados Belize, Brazil, Columbia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Florida, French Guiana, Guatemala, Gulf of Mexico, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico (East Pacific), Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, The Bahamas, the Caribbean, the Cayman Islands, USA, Venezuela Size: 3.94" - 7.09" (10cm - 18cm) Temperature: 68 °F - 82.4 °F (20°C - 28°C) Food: Bosmiden, Brine Shrimps, Clams, Copepods, Cyclops, Daphnia salina, Fish larvae, Invertebrates, Mysis, Snails, Worms, Zooplankton Difficulty: Not suitable for home aquaria! CITES: Not evaluated Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Created: 2012-10-12 13:10:38
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Western Atlantic: Gulf of Mexico and southeastern Florida to northern Brazil, including the Bahamas, the entire Caribbean and the West Indies.
Occurs in coastal waters, estuaries and lagoons, tolerating low salinities.
Can tolerate a broad range of salinity levels Forms schools, small individuals often along sandy beaches.
Its flesh has an unpleasant odor.
Utilized as fishmeal.
Alosa bishopi Müller & Troschel, 1847
Clupea clupeola Cuvier, 1829
Clupea macrophthalma Ranzani, 1842
Harengula latulus Valenciennes, 1847
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