Sardinella lemuru

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Bali sardinella
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Clupeiformes
Family: Clupeidae
Genus: Sardinella
Species: S. lemuru
Binomial name
Sardinella lemuru
Bleeker, 1853

Sardinella lemuru (Bali sardinella) is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Sardinella found in the Eastern Indian Ocean and in the Western Pacific Ocean, in the area that stretches from southern Japan through the Malay Archipelago to the western Australia.[1]

Commercial Uses[edit]

Bali sardinella is an important species[2] used in Indonesian feed mills to supply shrimp feed, as well as in imported fishmeal. Bali sardinella is also eaten fresh or processed. Processed Bali sardinella may be found as canned, boiled-salted, or fish flakes.


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Sardinella lemuru" in FishBase. April 2013 version.
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