Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Clupeiformes > Family: Clupeidae > Genus: Etrumeus > Species: Etrumeus teres

Atlantic round herring - Etrumeus teres (DeKay, 1842)

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Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)

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Threat and conservation status

This species has not yet been assessed for the IUCN Red List

Natura 2000 sites

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Legal status

Not listed in legal texts

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Arenque-redondo Portuguese Fishbase
Atlantic round herring English Fishbase
California round herring English Fishbase
Chadine French Fishbase
Japanese herring English Fishbase
Maray English Fishbase
Market sardine English Fishbase
Pacific round herring English Fishbase
Punasilmäsilli Finnish Fishbase
Red-eye round herring English Fishbase
Round herring English Fishbase
Rundhering German Fishbase
Sardina japonesa Spanish Fishbase
Sardina redonda Spanish Fishbase
Sardineta canalera Spanish Fishbase
Shadine ronde French Fishbase
Sledz obly a. okragly Polish Fishbase
Yuvarlak ringa Turkish Fishbase
Synonym Author
Clupea micropus Temminck & Schlegel, 1846
Etrumeus acuminatus Gilbert, 1890
Etrumeus jacksoniensis Macleay, 1878
Etrumeus sadina (non Mitchill, 1814)
Perkinsia othonops Eigenmann, 1891
Alosa teres DeKay, 1842
Etrumeus micropus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
Fauna Europaea search Fauna Europaea
FishBase FishBase
GBIF search Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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