Spratelloides

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Spratelloides
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Spratelloides gracilis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Clupeiformes
Family: Clupeidae
Subfamily: Dussumieriinae
Genus: Spratelloides
Bleeker, 1851
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Kibinago sashimi.

Spratelloides is a genus of fish in the Clupeidae family.[1]

They are small fish used as fishing bait, especially in skipjack tuna-fishing. Some species are also valued as food in certain countries, like Spratelloides gracilis, known as kibinago in Japan.

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