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New Zealand sprat

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Clupeiformes
Subfamily  Incertae sedis
Scientific name  Sprattus muelleri
Rank  Species
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Clupeidae
Genus  Sprattus
Higher classification  Sprattus
Similar  New Zealand, Sprattus, Clupeidae, Clupeiformes, Ramnogaster

The New Zealand sprat, Sprattus muelleri, is a herring-like, marine fish in the family Clupeidae found in the subtropical southwest Pacific Ocean endemic to New Zealand. It belongs to a genus Sprattus of small oily fish, usually known by their common name, sprats.

Its depth range is from the surface to 110 m, and its length is up to 13 cm.

References

New Zealand sprat Wikipedia


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