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Sardinella melanura

(Cuvier 1829)

Sardinella melanura was originally described as Clupea melanura by Cuvier in 1829. It belongs to the family Clupeidae. It is commonly known as Blacktip sardinella but has many other common names such as Blacktip sardinella in Australia, Black-tipped sardine in Papua New Guinea, Awol-awol in Philippines, Sardinha de rabo negro in Mozambique, Pata in Tanzania, United Rep. of, Dagaa-parata in Tanzania, United Rep. of. more common names It is found in Brackish and Salt water.
Species   melanura
AuthorWI   Cuvier [G.]
AuthorNI   Cuvier
Qualification   ---
Year   1829
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Clupeiformes Clupeiformes
Family   Clupeidae
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Genus   Sardinella
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Clupeiformes
Family   Clupeidae
Genus   Sardinella
Original Name   Clupea        
Taxon Name   melanura
Original Combination   Clupea melanura
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Clupea melanura
OriginalSubGenus   Clupea
Original Author   Cuvier
Original AuthorWI   Cuvier [G.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1829
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Vanikoro Island, Santa Cruz Islands, southwestern Pacific.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Whitehead & Bauchot 1985:11 [ref. 9739].
Primary Code   Neotype
Primary Type   MNHN 0000-3233
Page   318

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Sardinella melanura
Current Species   melanura
Current Genus Sardinella
Current AuthorWI Cuvier [G.]
Current AuthorNI   Cuvier
Current Year   1829
Current Family Clupeidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat brackish, marine.        
Water Brackish and Salt water

Current Summary   Valid as Sardinella melanura  (Cuvier 1829). Clupeidae.
Name History   •Valid as Sardinella melanura (Cuvier 1829) -- (Dor 1984:42 [ref. 29757], Whitehead 1985:108 [ref. 5141], Randall 1995:65 [ref. 22896], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:113 [ref. 27969], Carpenter et al. 1997:112 [ref. 23922], Fricke 1999:75 [ref. 24106], Munroe et al. 1999:1815 [ref. 24728], Nakabo 2000:245 [ref. 25086], Kimura & Peristiwady in Matsuura & Peristiwady 2000:139 [ref. 27511], Motomura et al. 2001:83 [ref. 25595], Sakai et al. 2001:86 [ref. 25693], Zhang 2001:77 [ref. 26586], Nakabo 2002:245 [ref. 26001], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S96 [ref. 27377], Randall et al. 2004:7 [ref. 27624], Randall 2005:56 [ref. 28239], Paxton et al. 2006:333 [ref. 28995], Fricke et al. 2009:22 [ref. 30213], Fricke et al. 2011:355 [ref. 31242], Psomadakis et al. 2015:154 [ref. 34104], Stern et al. 2016:18 [ref. 34733], Fricke et al. 2018:56 [ref. 35805], Eagderi et al. 2019:27 [ref. 37020], Fricke et al. 2019:57 [ref. 36673], Hata & Motomura 2019:19 [ref. 37147], Psomadakis et al. 2020:293 [ref. 37272]).

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albella Sardinella albella (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1847)Valid
alcyone Sardinella alcyone Hata [H.] & Motomura [H.] 2019Valid
allecia Sardinella allecia (Rafinesque [C. S.] 1810)Synonym
anchovia Sardinella anchovia Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1847Synonym
atricauda Sardinella atricauda (Günther [A.] 1868)Valid
aurita Sardinella aurita Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1847Valid
aurita terrasae Sardinella aurita terrasae Lozano Rey [L.] 1950Synonym
aurovittata Sardinella aurovittata (Swainson [W.] 1838)Synonym
brachysoma Sardinella brachysoma Bleeker [P.] 1852Valid
brasiliensis Sardinella brasiliensis (Steindachner [F.] 1879)Synonym
bulan Sardinella bulan (Bleeker [P.] 1849)Synonym
caeruleovittata Sardinella caeruleovittata (Richardson [J.] 1846)Synonym
cameronensis Sardinella cameronensis Regan [C. T.] 1917Synonym
clupeoides Sardinella clupeoides (Bleeker [P.] 1849)Synonym
commersoni Sardinella commersoni (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1847)Synonym
dactylolepis Sardinella dactylolepis (Whitley [G. P.] 1940)Synonym
dayi Sardinella dayi Regan [C. T.] 1917Valid
desmaresti Sardinella desmaresti (Risso [A.] 1827)Synonym
dollfusi Sardinella dollfusi (Chabanaud [P.] 1933)Synonym
eba Sardinella eba (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1847)Synonym
electra Sardinella electra Hata [H.] & Motomura [H.] 2019Valid
euxina Sardinella euxina Antipa [G.] 1906Synonym
fijiense Sardinella fijiense (Fowler [H. W.] & Bean [B. A.] 1923)Synonym
fijiensis Sardinella fijiensis (Fowler [H. W.] & Bean [B. A.] 1923)Valid
fimbriata Sardinella fimbriata (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1847)Valid
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