Sardinella melanura (Cuvier 1829)

Andréfouët, Serge, Chen, Wei-Jen, Kinch, Jeff, Mana, Ralph, Russell, Barry C., Tully, Dean & White, William T., 2019, Checklist of the marine and estuarine fishes of New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with 810 new records, Zootaxa 4588 (1), pp. 1-360: 57

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4588.1.1

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1577035E-803C-FF9F-EDFC-CFF51C260CD4

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scientific name

Sardinella melanura (Cuvier 1829)
status

 

Sardinella melanura (Cuvier 1829)  — Blacktip sardinella

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Kavieng, New Ireland by Kailola (1975: 28), based on KFRS material.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Red Sea, East Africa, Seychelles, Madagascar and western Mascarenes east to northern Gilbert Islands ( Kiribati), Samoa and Tonga, north to southern Japan, south to Dampier Archipelago (Western Australia), Queensland ( Australia) south to 23°03'S and New Caledonia. Schooling in coastal waters, including, estuaries, 0–50 m depth. Transitional water and marine.