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Clupeiformes (Herrings)


Clupeiformes is an order of fishes that typically lacks the lateral line. The species are often silvery and stream lined. Many have a tendency to form large groups. There are about 300 described species in this group.

 

Species list:


 

alosa falaxAlosa falax (Twaite shad)

Scientific name: Alosa falax (Lacepède, 1803)
Popular names: Twaite shad
Danish name: Stavsild

Family: Clupeidae

Distribution:
Capture site: The North Sea

Depth: 0 - ? meter
Max. size: 60 cm / 1.5 kg

 

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