Clupeidae

Fricke, Ronald, Allen, Gerald R., Andréfouët, Serge, Chen, Wei-Jen, Hamel, Mélanie A., Laboute, Pierre, Mana, Ralph, Hui, Tan He, 2014, Checklist of the marine and estuarine fishes of Madang District, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with 820 new records, Zootaxa 3832 (1), pp. 1-247: 24-25

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3832.1.1

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scientific name

Clupeidae
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Clupeidae 

Herklotsichthys quadrimaculatus (Rüppell, 1837)  —Bluestripe herring

STATUS AT MADANG. New record from Madang, based on specimens photographed by A. Berberian.

DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. Red Sea and East Africa east to Samoa and Fiji, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Schooling near coral reefs, estuaries, 0– 13 m. Transitional water and marine.

Spratelloides delicatulus (Bennett, 1832)  —Blue sprat, delicate round herring

STATUS AT MADANG. First record from Madang as Stolephorus delicatulus  by Herre (1933: 12). Specimens observed and photographed at St. CTR 0 1, CTR 0 7. CSIROAbout CSIRO, SU and WAMAbout WAM material.

DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. Red Sea, East Africa and KwaZulu-Natal ( South Africa) east to Marshall and Tuamotu islands, north to southern Japan, south to Western Australia at 33 ° 37 'S, Tasmania ( Australia), and New Caledonia, recently immigrated into eastern Mediterranean Sea through Suez Canal. Forming large schools in coastal waters near coral reefs, 0– 50 m. Transitional water and marine.

Spratelloides gracilis (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)  —Silver-stripe round herring

STATUS AT MADANG. New record from Madang, based on specimens observed and collected at CPN CTR 0 1, CTR 0 5, CTR 0 7, CTR 17. AMS and MNHNAbout MNHN material ( AMS I. 16751 -027; MNHNAbout MNHN uncat.). DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. Red Sea and East Africa east to Samoa and Tuamotu Archipelago, north to southern Japan, south to New South Wales ( Australia). Forming large schools in coastal waters near coral reefs, 0– 40 m. Marine.

CSIRO

Australian National Fish Collection

WAM

Western Australian Museum

MNHN

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle