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Family Clupeidae

Herring & Sardines

Silvery fishes with strongly compressed v-shaped body in cross-section, single dorsal fin, and pelvic fins set far back.  Schooling inhabitants of nearshore waters that feed upon zooplankton.  Most are ecologically & commercially important where they occur in great numbers.  None are native to Hawaii.  

 

HAWAII - INTRODUCED

Herklotsichthys quadrimaculatus

GOLDSPOT HERRING