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Sprattus is a genus of small oily fish of the family Clupeidae. They are more usually known by their common name, sprats. There are five species in the genus.

Sprattus
Clupea sprattus.jpg
European sprat, Sprattus sprattus sprattus
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Sprattus

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ReferencesEdit

  • Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). Species of Sprattus in FishBase. March 2006 version.
  • Tony Ayling & Geoffrey Cox, Collins Guide to the Sea Fishes of New Zealand, (William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1982) ISBN 0-00-216987-8