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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Clupeiformes
Family: Clupeidae Herrings, shads, sardines, menhadens
Subfamily: Incertae sedis
Genus: Jenkinsia

(See list of species below)



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4 species (see list below)

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Photo by Wirtz, P.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Jenkinsia lamprotaenia (Gosse, 1851)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Jenkinsia lamprotaenia
[Dwarf round herring]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Jenkinsia majua Whitehead, 1963

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Jenkinsia majua
[Little-eye round herring]

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Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Jenkinsia parvula Cervigón & Velazquez, 1978

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Jenkinsia parvula
[Short-striped round herring]

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Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Jenkinsia stolifera (Jordan & Gilbert, 1884)

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Jenkinsia stolifera
[Florida round herring]
4 Species of Family Clupeidae with Genus Jenkinsia
(Herrings, shads, sardines, menhadens)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1851 Jenkinsia lamprotaenia Dwarf round herring Western Central Atlantic 7.5 TL
1963 Jenkinsia majua Little-eye round herring Western Central Atlantic 5.5 SL
1978 Jenkinsia parvula Short-striped round herring Western Central Atlantic 5.5 SL
1884 Jenkinsia stolifera Florida round herring Western Central Atlantic 4 SL



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