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Species Name:    Sardinella aurita
Common Name:         (Spanish Sardine)

 

I.  TAXONOMY

Kingdom Phylum/Division: Class: Order: Family: Genus:
Animalia Chordata Osteichthyes Clupeiformes Clupeidae Sardinella


The Spanish Sardine, Sardinella aurita.  Illustration by Diana Rome Peebles 1998.  Courtesy of Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Division of Marine Fisheries.
Species Name:
Sardinella aurita Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1847

Common Name:
Spanish sardine;  round sardinella