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Nematalosa vlaminghi
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(Munro 1956)

Western Australian gizzard shad, Bony bream, Perth herring

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Scientific Name:
Nematalosa vlaminghi
Family/Order/Class:
Clupeidae (Herrings, shads, sardines, menhadens)
subFamily /
Clupeiformes / Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
Common Name:
Western Australian gizzard shad
Distribution:
Eastern Indian Ocean: endemic to Western Australia.
Climate:
subtropical; 17S - 29S
Environment:
pelagic; brackish; marine
Description:
Abundant in estuaries; also found in coastal embayments. A filter-feeder. Eggs and larvae are pelagic (Ref. 33617). Used mainly for bait in the rock lobster fishery in Western Australia (Ref. 33617).
Reference: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. 2004. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. www.fishbase.org, version (05/2004) and Whitehead, P.J.P.. 1985.

Nematalosa vlaminghi is a Western Australian gizzard shad

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