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Harengula melanurus Bleeker, 1854
Ambiguous synonym for Sardinella atricauda Bleeker, 1854
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Harengula; Species: melanurus; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
  Status details:   
homonym, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
Not Clupea melanurus Cuvier, 1829. Secondarily preoccupied by Clupea melanura Cuvier 1829 when both were in Clupea, replaced by Clupea atricauda G√ľnther 1868 and by Harengula valenciennesi Bleeker 1868. See CofF.
  Etymology of Generic name : 
Old English haring, hering = mackerel, the fish Clupea harengus (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Ambiguous synonym
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