Sardinops sagax, Australian pilchard, Blue pilchard, Blue-bait, photos, facts and physical characteristics


Sardinops sagax, Australian pilchard, Blue pilchard, Blue-bait, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Sardinops sagax

Sardinops sagax Description

Body cylindrical and elongate; ventral part of operculum with clear cut bony striae radiating downwards; belly rounded with ventral scutes. Dorsal spines: 0; Dorsal soft rays: 13 to 21; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 12 to 23; Vertebrae between 48 and 54

Sardinops sagax Common Names

  • Australian pilchard, Blue pilchard, Blue-bait

Sardinops sagax Taxonomic Structure

What type of species is Sardinops sagax? Below, you will find the taxonomic groups the Sardinops sagax species belongs to.

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Sardinops sagax, marine species closely related

Sardinops sagax, distinctive physical characteristics

How to identify Sardinops sagax marine species? Below, you will find the list of main identification criteria and physical characteristics of marine species Sardinops sagax. For each identification criteria, the corresponding physical characteristics of marine species Sardinops sagax are marked in green.

Sardinops sagax, geographic distribution

Where is Sardinops sagax found in the world? Below, you will find the list and a world map of the geographic distribution where the marine species Sardinops sagax can be found.

There is no photo/diving site associated to this marine animal

Sardinops sagax, underwater photographers

Which photographers have photos of Sardinops sagax species? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos of the marine species Sardinops sagax.