197 Species in Family Clupeidae
Nominal species list for Clupeidae
Scientific Name Author English Name
Alosa aestivalis (Mitchill, 1814) Blueback shad
Alosa agone (Scopoli, 1786) Agone
Alosa alabamae Jordan & Evermann, 1896 Alabama shad
Alosa algeriensis Regan, 1916 North African shad
Alosa alosa (Linnaeus, 1758) Allis shad
Alosa braschnikowi (Borodin, 1904) Caspian marine shad
Alosa caspia (Eichwald, 1838) Caspian shad
Alosa chrysochloris (Rafinesque, 1820) Skipjack shad
Alosa curensis (Suvorov, 1907) Kura shad
Alosa fallax (Lacepède, 1803) Twaite shad
Alosa immaculata Bennett, 1835 Pontic shad
Alosa kessleri (Grimm, 1887) Caspian anadromous shad
Alosa killarnensis Regan, 1916 Killarney shad
Alosa macedonica (Vinciguerra, 1921) Macedonia shad
Alosa maeotica (Grimm, 1901) Black sea shad
Alosa mediocris (Mitchill, 1814) Hickory shad
Alosa pseudoharengus (Wilson, 1811) Alewife
Alosa sapidissima (Wilson, 1811) American shad
Alosa saposchnikowii (Grimm, 1887) Saposhnikovi shad
Alosa sphaerocephala (Berg, 1913) Agrakhan shad
Alosa suworowi (Berg, 1913)
Alosa tanaica (Grimm, 1901) Black Sea shad
Alosa vistonica Economidis & Sinis, 1986 Thracian shad
Alosa volgensis (Berg, 1913) Volga shad
Amblygaster clupeoides Bleeker, 1849 Bleeker smoothbelly sardinella
Amblygaster indiana Mary, Balasubramanian, Selvaraju & Shiny, 2017
Amblygaster leiogaster (Valenciennes, 1847) Smoothbelly sardinella
Amblygaster sirm (Walbaum, 1792) Spotted sardinella
Anodontostoma chacunda (Hamilton, 1822) Chacunda gizzard shad
Anodontostoma selangkat (Bleeker, 1852) Indonesian gizzard shad
Anodontostoma thailandiae Wongratana, 1983 Thai gizzard shad
Brevoortia aurea (Spix & Agassiz, 1829) Brazilian menhaden
Brevoortia gunteri Hildebrand, 1948 Finescale menhaden
Brevoortia patronus Goode, 1878 Gulf menhaden
Brevoortia pectinata (Jenyns, 1842) Argentine menhaden
Brevoortia smithi Hildebrand, 1941 Yellowfin menhaden
Brevoortia tyrannus (Latrobe, 1802) Atlantic menhaden
Clupanodon thrissa (Linnaeus, 1758) Chinese gizzard shad
Clupea harengus Linnaeus, 1758 Atlantic herring
Clupea manulensis Marion de Procé, 1822
Clupea pallasii marisalbi Berg, 1923 White Sea herring
Clupea pallasii pallasii Valenciennes, 1847 Pacific herring
Clupea pallasii suworowi Rabinerson, 1927 Chosa herring
Clupeichthys aesarnensis Wongratana, 1983 Thai river sprat
Clupeichthys bleekeri (Hardenberg, 1936) Kapuas river sprat
Clupeichthys goniognathus Bleeker, 1855 Sumatran river sprat
Clupeichthys perakensis (Herre, 1936) Perak river sprat
Clupeoides borneensis Bleeker, 1851 Borneo river sprat
Clupeoides hypselosoma Bleeker, 1866 Kalimantan river sprat
Clupeoides papuensis (Ramsay & Ogilby, 1886) Papuan river sprat
Clupeoides venulosus Weber & de Beaufort, 1912 West Irian river sprat
Clupeonella abrau (Maliatsky, 1930) Abrau sprat
Clupeonella caspia Svetovidov, 1941 Caspian tyulka
Clupeonella cultriventris (Nordmann, 1840) Black and Caspian Sea sprat
Clupeonella engrauliformis (Borodin, 1904) Anchovy sprat
Clupeonella grimmi Kessler, 1877 Southern Caspian sprat
Clupeonella muhlisi Neu, 1934 Marmara sprat
Clupeonella tscharchalensis (Borodin, 1896) Freshwater tyulka
Congothrissa gossei Poll, 1964 Smoothbelly pellonuline
Corica laciniata Fowler, 1935 Bangkok river sprat
Corica soborna Hamilton, 1822 Ganges river sprat
Dayella malabarica (Day, 1873) Day's round herring
Dorosoma anale Meek, 1904 Mexican river gizzard shad
Dorosoma cepedianum (Lesueur, 1818) American gizzard shad
Dorosoma chavesi Meek, 1907 Nicaragua gizzard shad
Dorosoma petenense (Günther, 1867) Threadfin shad
Dorosoma smithi Hubbs & Miller, 1941 Pacific gizzard shad
Ehirava fluviatilis Deraniyagala, 1929 Malabar sprat
Escualosa elongata Wongratana, 1983 Slender white sardine
Escualosa thoracata (Valenciennes, 1847) White sardine
Ethmalosa fimbriata (Bowdich, 1825) Bonga shad
Ethmidium maculatum (Valenciennes, 1847) Pacific menhaden
Gilchristella aestuaria (Gilchrist, 1913) Gilchrist's round herring
Gonialosa manmina (Hamilton, 1822) Ganges river gizzard shad
Gonialosa modesta (Day, 1870) Burmese river gizzard shad
Gonialosa whiteheadi Wongratana, 1983 Southern Burmese river gizzard shad
Gudusia chapra (Hamilton, 1822) Indian river shad
Gudusia variegata (Day, 1870) Burmese river shad
Harengula clupeola (Cuvier, 1829) False herring
Harengula humeralis (Cuvier, 1829) Redear herring
Harengula jaguana Poey, 1865 Scaled herring
Harengula thrissina (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882) Pacific flatiron herring
Herklotsichthys blackburni (Whitley, 1948) Blackburn's herring
Herklotsichthys castelnaui (Ogilby, 1897) Castelnau's herring
Herklotsichthys collettei Wongratana, 1987 Collette's herring
Herklotsichthys dispilonotus (Bleeker, 1852) Blacksaddle herring
Herklotsichthys gotoi Wongratana, 1983 Goto's herring
Herklotsichthys koningsbergeri (Weber & de Beaufort, 1912) Koningsberger's herring
Herklotsichthys lippa (Whitley, 1931) Australian spotted herring
Herklotsichthys lossei Wongratana, 1983 Gulf herring
Herklotsichthys ovalis (Anonymous [Bennett], 1830)
Herklotsichthys punctatus (Rüppell, 1837) Spotback herring
Herklotsichthys quadrimaculatus (Rüppell, 1837) Bluestripe herring
Herklotsichthys spilurus (Guichenot, 1863) Reunion herring
Hilsa kelee (Cuvier, 1829) Kelee shad
Hyperlophus translucidus McCulloch, 1917 Glassy sprat
Hyperlophus vittatus (Castelnau, 1875) Sandy sprat
Jenkinsia lamprotaenia (Gosse, 1851) Dwarf round herring
Jenkinsia majua Whitehead, 1963 Little-eye round herring
Jenkinsia parvula Cervigón & Velazquez, 1978 Short-striped round herring
Jenkinsia stolifera (Jordan & Gilbert, 1884) Florida round herring
Konosirus punctatus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846) Dotted gizzard shad
Laeviscutella dekimpei Poll, Whitehead & Hopson, 1965 Roundbelly pellonuline
Lile gracilis Castro-Aguirre & Vivero, 1990 Graceful piquitinga
Lile nigrofasciata Castro-Aguirre, Ruiz-Campos & Balart, 2002 Blackstripe herring
Lile piquitinga (Schreiner & Miranda Ribeiro, 1903) Atlantic piquitinga
Lile stolifera (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882) Striped herring
Limnothrissa miodon (Boulenger, 1906) Lake Tanganyika sardine
Microthrissa congica (Regan, 1917) Bigscale pellonuline
Microthrissa minuta Poll, 1974 Dungu sprat
Microthrissa moeruensis (Poll, 1948) Lake Mweru sprat
Microthrissa royauxi Boulenger, 1902 Royal sprat
Microthrissa whiteheadi Gourène & Teugels, 1988
Minyclupeoides dentibranchialus Roberts, 2008
Nannothrissa parva (Regan, 1917) Lake Tumba dwarf sprat
Nannothrissa stewarti Poll & Roberts, 1976 Mai-ndombe dwarf sprat
Nematalosa arabica Regan, 1917 Arabian gizzard shad
Nematalosa come (Richardson, 1846) Western Pacific gizzard shad
Nematalosa erebi (Günther, 1868) Australian river gizzard shad
Nematalosa flyensis Wongratana, 1983 Fly river gizzard shad
Nematalosa galatheae Nelson & Rothman, 1973 Galathea gizzard shad
Nematalosa japonica Regan, 1917 Japanese gizzard shad
Nematalosa nasus (Bloch, 1795) Bloch's gizzard shad
Nematalosa papuensis (Munro, 1964) Strickland river gizzard shad
Nematalosa persara Nelson & McCarthy, 1995 Persara gizzard shad
Nematalosa resticularia Nelson & McCarthy, 1995 Gulf gizzard shad
Nematalosa vlaminghi (Munro, 1956) Perth herring
Odaxothrissa ansorgii Boulenger, 1910 Ansorge fangtooth pellonuline
Odaxothrissa losera Boulenger, 1899 Losera fangtooth pellonuline
Odaxothrissa mento (Regan, 1917) Nigerian fangtooth pellonuline
Opisthonema berlangai Berry & Barrett, 1963 Galapagos thread herring
Opisthonema bulleri (Regan, 1904) Slender thread herring
Opisthonema libertate (Günther, 1867) Pacific thread herring
Opisthonema medirastre Berry & Barrett, 1963 Middling thread herring
Opisthonema oglinum (Lesueur, 1818) Atlantic thread herring
Pellonula leonensis Boulenger, 1916 Smalltoothed pellonula
Pellonula vorax Günther, 1868 Bigtoothed pellonula
Platanichthys platana (Regan, 1917) River Plate sprat
Potamalosa richmondia (Macleay, 1879) Freshwater herring
Potamothrissa acutirostris (Boulenger, 1899) Sharpnosed sawtooth pellonuline
Potamothrissa obtusirostris (Boulenger, 1909) Bluntnosed sawtooth pellonuline
Potamothrissa whiteheadi Poll, 1974 Whitehead's sawtooth pellonuline
Ramnogaster arcuata (Jenyns, 1842) Jenyns's sprat
Ramnogaster melanostoma (Eigenmann, 1907) Uruguay river sprat
Rhinosardinia amazonica (Steindachner, 1879) Amazon spinejaw sprat
Rhinosardinia bahiensis (Steindachner, 1879) Bahia sprat
Sardina pilchardus (Walbaum, 1792) European pilchard
Sardinella albella (Valenciennes, 1847) White sardinella
Sardinella atricauda (Günther, 1868) Bleeker's blacktip sardinella
Sardinella aurita Valenciennes, 1847 Round sardinella
Sardinella brachysoma Bleeker, 1852 Deepbody sardinella
Sardinella brasiliensis (Steindachner, 1879) Brazilian sardinella
Sardinella fijiense (Fowler & Bean, 1923) Fiji sardinella
Sardinella fimbriata (Valenciennes, 1847) Fringescale sardinella
Sardinella gibbosa (Bleeker, 1849) Goldstripe sardinella
Sardinella hualiensis (Chu & Tsai, 1958) Taiwan sardinella
Sardinella jussieu (Lacepède, 1803) Mauritian sardinella
Sardinella lemuru Bleeker, 1853 Bali sardinella
Sardinella longiceps Valenciennes, 1847 Indian oil sardine
Sardinella maderensis (Lowe, 1838) Madeiran sardinella
Sardinella marquesensis Berry & Whitehead, 1968 Marquesan sardinella
Sardinella melanura (Cuvier, 1829) Blacktip sardinella
Sardinella neglecta Wongratana, 1983 East African sardinella
Sardinella richardsoni Wongratana, 1983 Richardson's sardinella
Sardinella rouxi (Poll, 1953) Yellowtail sardinella
Sardinella sindensis (Day, 1878) Sind sardinella
Sardinella tawilis (Herre, 1927) Freshwater sardinella
Sardinella zunasi (Bleeker, 1854) Japanese sardinella
Sardinops sagax (Jenyns, 1842) South American pilchard
Sauvagella madagascariensis (Sauvage, 1883) Madagascar round herring
Sauvagella robusta Stiassny, 2002
Sierrathrissa leonensis Thys van den Audenaerde, 1969 West African pygmy herring
Spratelloides delicatulus (Bennett, 1832) Delicate round herring
Spratelloides gracilis (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846) Silver-stripe round herring
Spratelloides lewisi Wongratana, 1983 Lewis' round herring
Spratelloides robustus Ogilby, 1897 Fringe-scale round herring
Spratellomorpha bianalis (Bertin, 1940) Two-finned round herring
Sprattus antipodum (Hector, 1872) New Zealand blueback sprat
Sprattus fuegensis (Jenyns, 1842) Falkland sprat
Sprattus muelleri (Klunzinger, 1879) New Zealand sprat
Sprattus novaehollandiae (Valenciennes, 1847) Australian sprat
Sprattus sprattus (Linnaeus, 1758) European sprat
Stolothrissa tanganicae Regan, 1917 Lake Tanganyika sprat
Strangomera bentincki (Norman, 1936) Araucanian herring
Sundasalanx malleti Siebert & Crimmen, 1997
Sundasalanx megalops Siebert & Crimmen, 1997
Sundasalanx mekongensis Britz & Kottelat, 1999
Sundasalanx mesops Siebert & Crimmen, 1997
Sundasalanx microps Roberts, 1981
Sundasalanx platyrhynchus Siebert & Crimmen, 1997
Sundasalanx praecox Roberts, 1981 Dwarf noodlefish
Tenualosa ilisha (Hamilton, 1822) Hilsa shad
Tenualosa macrura (Bleeker, 1852) Longtail shad
Tenualosa reevesii (Richardson, 1846) Reeves shad
Tenualosa thibaudeaui (Durand, 1940) Laotian shad
Tenualosa toli (Valenciennes, 1847) Toli shad
Thrattidion noctivagus Roberts, 1972 Sanaga pygmy herring
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