Clupeinae

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Herring
Temporal range: 55–0 Ma

Early Eocene to Present[1]
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Atlantic herring
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Clupeiformes
Family: Clupeidae
Subfamily: Clupeinae
Genera

Amblygaster
Clupea
Clupeonella
Escualosa
Harengula
Herklotsichthys
Lile
Opisthonema

Clupeinae is a subfamily of herrings, sardines and sprats belonging to the family Clupeidae.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Sepkoski, Jack (2002). "A compendium of fossil marine animal genera". Bulletins of American Paleontology. 364: 560. Archived from the original on 2009-02-20. Retrieved 2007-12-25.
  2. ^ Whitehead et al. 1988, p. 42

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