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Spratelloides delicatulus (Bennett, 1832)
BLUEBACK SPRAT
Blue-backed Sprat; Delicate Round Herring; Northern Blue Sprat; Clupea delicatula Bennett, 1832

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Species Spratelloides delicatulus (Bennett, 1832)

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Species Spratelloides delicatulus (Bennett, 1832)

Blueback Sprat , Blue-backed Sprat, Delicate Round Herring, Northern Blue Sprat

 

Distribution

States

Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia


Extra Distribution Information

Geographe Bay, WA (33º37´S) to Moreton Bay, QLD (27º30´S); tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific.


Note that conversion of the original AFD map of states, drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones to IBRA and IMCRA regions may have produced errors. The new maps will be reviewed and corrected as updates occur. The maps may not indicate the entire distribution. See further details below.
IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)
drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones (map not available)

IMCRA

Timor Transition (1), Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Southwest Shelf Transition (30), Southwest Shelf Province (31), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northwest Province (4), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41), Central Western Transition (5)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Australian Region

  • Australia
    • Northern Territory: Gulf of Carpentaria, N coast
    • Queensland: Central E coast, Great Barrier Reef, Gulf of Carpentaria, NE coast
    • Western Australia: Central W coast, Lower W coast, N coast, NW coast

Ecological Descriptors

Continental shelf, coral reef, inshore, pelagic, schooling.

 

General References

Johnson, J.W. 1999. Annotated checklist of the fishes of Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 43 (2): 709-762 [722]

McCulloch, A.R. 1930. A check-list of the fishes recorded from Australia. Memoirs of the Australian Museum 5 (1–4): 1-534 [37] (as Stolephorus delicatulus )

Munro, I.S.R. 1961. Handbook of Australian fishes. Nos 1–42. Australian Fisheries Newsletter 15–17, 19, 20 : 1-172 [published as separates 1956–1961] [25] (173)

Munroe, T.A., Wongratana, T. & Nizinski, M.S. 1999. Family Clupeidae. pp. 1775-1821 in Carpenter, K.E. & Niem, V.H. (eds). The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fisheries Purposes . Rome : FAO Vol. 3 pp. 1397-2068. [1816]

Randall, J.E., Allen, G.R. & Steene, R. 1997. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea . Bathurst : Crawford House Press 557 pp. figs. [47]

Whitehead, P.J.P. 1985. FAO species catalog. Clupeoid fishes of the world (suborder Clupeoidei). Part 1 — Chirocentridae, Clupeidae and Pristigasteridae. FAO Fisheries Synopsis No. 125 Vol. 7 Pt 1. pp. 1-303 [33]

Whitley, G.P. 1964. A survey of Australian Ichthyology. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 89 (1): 11-127 [34] (180)

 

Common Name References

Grant, E.M. 1975. Guide to Fishes . Brisbane : Queensland Government, Co-ordinator General’s Department 640 pp. [88] (Northern Blue Sprat)

Randall, J.E., Allen, G.R. & Steene, R. 1990. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea . Bathurst : Crawford House Press 507 pp. figs. [47] (Blue-backed Sprat)

Seafood Services Australia 2008. Australian Fish Names Standard. http://www.fishnames.com.au/. ( Blueback Sprat )

Whitehead, P.J.P. 1985. FAO species catalog. Clupeoid fishes of the world (suborder Clupeoidei). Part 1 — Chirocentridae, Clupeidae and Pristigasteridae. FAO Fisheries Synopsis No. 125 Vol. 7 Pt 1. pp. 1-303 [33] (FAO) (Delicate Round Herring)

 

History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Clupeiformes  
 Family Clupeidae  
 Genus Spratelloides  
  Spratelloides delicatulus    (Bennett, 1832) 
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Synonyms: Alausa alburnus Alosa alburnus Clupea atherinoides Clupea delicatula Clupea macassariensis Spratelloides decicatulus Stolephorus delicatulus   details
Citation: Chen, C.-H. (2004) Checklist of the fishes of Penghu. FRI Special Publication No. 4. 175 pp Whitehead, P.J.P., G.J. Nelson and T. Wongratana 1988 FAO Species Catalogue. Vol. 7. Clupeoid fishes of the world (Suborder Clupeoidei). An annotated and illustrated catalogue of the herrings, sardines, pilchards, sprats, shads, anchovies and wolf-herrings. Part 2 - Engraulididae. FAO Fish. Synop. 125(7/2):305-579. Rome: FAO 中國動物誌-鱘形目 海鰱目
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