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Spratelloides japonicus  Houttuyn, 1782
Taxonomic Serial No.: 161787

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): whitestriped blue sprat [English]
  Valid Name: Engraulis japonicus Temminck and Schlegel, 1846
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - other, see comments   
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - minimum standards met  

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 27-Sept-2004, website (version 16-Sep-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Spratelloides japonicus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Spratelloides japonicus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Shiino, Sueo M.  
  Publication Date: 1976   
  Article/Chapter Title: List of Common Names of Fishes of the World, Those Prevailing among English-speaking Nations   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Science Report of Shima Marineland, no. 4   
  Page(s): 262   
  Publisher: Shima Marineland   
  Publication Place: Kashikojima, Shima, Mie, Japan   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0385-1109   
  Reference for: Spratelloides japonicus, whitestriped blue sprat [English]   

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  Comment: Status of Spratelloides japonicus is uncertain. Listed in Shiino with authorship as Houttuyn, 1782, which may correspond to Atherina japonica Houttuyn, 1782, which according to Eschmeyer (online Catalog of Fishes, 2005) is suppressed by the ICZN (Opinion 749) and treated as a synonym of Engraulis japonicus Temminck and Schlegel, 1846  



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