Clupeidae

family of fishes (the herrings, shads, sardines, hilsa and menhadens)

Clupeidae is a family of teleost fish. It includes the herrings, shads, sardines, hilsa and menhadens. The family includes some of the most important food fishes in the world.

Clupeidae
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Atlantic herring, Clupea harengus
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Clupeidae