Dussumieriidae

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Round Herrings
Temporal range: Ypresian Holocene
Dussumieria acuta.png
D. acuta
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Clupeiformes
Family: Dussumieriidae
Whitehead, 1963
Genera

Dussumieriidae is a family of clupeiform fishes popularly called the "round herrings." Recently recognized by Fishbase as a family in its own right, it was previously considered to be a subfamily of Clupeidae. It currently contains two extant genera, and one extinct genus from the Ypresian of Monte Bolca.

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