clupeid fish

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Noun1.clupeid fish - any of numerous soft-finned schooling food fishes of shallow waters of northern seas
malacopterygian, soft-finned fish - any fish of the superorder Malacopterygii
Clupeidae, family Clupeidae - herrings; shad; sardines; etc.
shad - herring-like food fishes that migrate from the sea to fresh water to spawn
Alosa pseudoharengus, Pomolobus pseudoharengus, alewife - shad-like food fish that runs rivers to spawn; often salted or smoked; sometimes placed in genus Pomolobus
Brevoortia tyrannis, menhaden - shad-like North American marine fishes used for fish meal and oil and fertilizer
Clupea harangus, herring - commercially important food fish of northern waters of both Atlantic and Pacific
sardine - any of various small edible herring or related food fishes frequently canned
Sardina pilchardus, pilchard, sardine - small fishes found in great schools along coasts of Europe; smaller and rounder than herring
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"During a revisionary study of Sardinella, 21 specimens of a clupeid fish from the Philippines were found to be characterized by a unique combination of scales with centrally discontinuous striae, a dark spot on the dorsal-fin origin, and low counts of lateral scales in the longtitudinal and pseudobranchial filaments.
Recent range expansion of the freshwater mussel Anodonta implicata and its relationship to clupeid fish restoration in the Connecticut River system.
Because of the often-limited supply and expense of clupeid fish baits, a fish + formulated bait combination can extend the supply of fish while maintaining a high bait margin.
The length-length relationships have been reported to be significantly correlated in other studies such as the relationships between total, fork and standard length were all linear (for all cases: r2 greater than 0.93) for 37 fish species including the clupeid fish Sardinella aurita, in the Aegean Sea, Greece (Moutopoulos and Stergiou, 2002).
DEPM has so far been applied mainly to some clupeid fish populations and is expected to be applied to other fish species including demersal fish (Stratoudakis et al., 2006).
Moreover, clupeid fishes, fish juveniles, hard parts, Penaeid shrimps, euphausid and lucifer and Loligo spp.
Merriner (1975) examined the diet of weakfish captured in North Carolina waters and found that penaeid and mysid shrimps, anchovies, and clupeid fishes were the most common food items.
Houde E, Fore P (1973) Guide to identity of eggs and larvae of some Gulf of Mexico Clupeid fishes. Leafl.
Thread herrings, Opisthonema spp., are small, nearshore, pelagic clupeid fishes that form dense, surface schools in tropical to subtropical coastal waters.