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Hyperlophus vittatus

(Castelnau 1875)

Hyperlophus vittatus was originally described as Meletta vittatus by Castelnau in 1875. It belongs to the family Clupeidae. It is commonly known as Sandy sprat and is known Sandy sprat in Australia, Sandy sprat in United Kingdom. more common names It is found in Brackish and Salt water.
Species   vittatus
AuthorWI   Castelnau [F. L.]
AuthorNI   Castelnau
Qualification   ---
Year   1875
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Clupeiformes Clupeiformes
Family   Clupeidae
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Genus   Hyperlophus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Clupeiformes
Family   Clupeidae
Genus   Hyperlophus
Original Name   Meletta        
Taxon Name   vittata
Original Combination   Meletta vittata
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Meletta vittata
OriginalSubGenus   Meletta
Original Author   Castelnau
Original AuthorWI   Castelnau [F. L.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1875
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Richmond River, Melbourne, Australia.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bertin 1940:284 [ref. 293] but wrong citation, Whitehead & Bauchot 1985:20 [ref. 9739].
Primary Code   ---
Page   46

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Hyperlophus vittatus
Current Species   vittatus
Current Genus Hyperlophus
Current AuthorWI Castelnau [F. L.]
Current AuthorNI   Castelnau
Current Year   1875
Current Family Clupeidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat brackish, marine.        
Water Brackish and Salt water
Depth Range From 10 to 13 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Hyperlophus vittatus  (Castelnau 1875). Clupeidae.
Name History   •Valid as Hyperlophus vittatus (Castelnau 1875) -- (Whitehead 1985:188 [ref. 5141], Paxton et al. 1989:154 [ref. 12442], Kuiter 1993:35 [ref. 23929], Gomon et al. 1994:222 [ref. 22532], Johnson 1999:722 [ref. 25471], Hutchins 2001:18 [ref. 25847], Paxton et al. 2006:329 [ref. 28995], Gomon 2008:190 [ref. 30616], Hoschke et al. 2019:153 [ref. 36626]).

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copii Hyperlophus copii Ogilby [J. D.] 1897Synonym
sprattellides Hyperlophus sprattellides (Ogilby [J. D.] 1892)Synonym
translucidus Hyperlophus translucidus McCulloch [A. R.] 1917Valid
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