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Sardina pilchardus  (Walbaum, 1792)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 161813

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Clupea pilchardus Bloch, 1795
    Clupea pilchardus Walbaum, 1792
  Common Name(s): true sardine [English]
    European pilchard [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassOsteichthyes  – bony fishes, poissons osseux, osteíceto, peixe ósseo  
                      ClassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                         SubclassNeopterygii  – neopterygians  
                                  OrderClupeiformes  – anchois, harengs, anchovies, herrings  
                                        FamilyClupeidae  – herrings, aloses, harengs, sardines, sprats, sardinas, menhadens, pilchards, sardines, sprats, shads  
                                           SubfamilyClupeinae  – herrings, sardines, sprats  
                                              GenusSardina Antipa, 1904  
                                                 SpeciesSardina pilchardus (Walbaum, 1792) – true sardine, European pilchard  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 27-Sept-2004, website (version 16-Sep-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Sardina pilchardus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Sardina pilchardus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Reference for: Sardina pilchardus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Robins, Richard C., Reeve M. Bailey, Carl E. Bond, James R. Brooker, Ernest A. Lachner, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1991   
  Article/Chapter Title: World Fishes Important to North Americans Exclusive of Species from the Continental Waters of the United States and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 21   
  Page(s): 243   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-913235-54-7, 0097-0638  
  Notes: 0-913124-54-7 (cloth)   
  Reference for: Sardina pilchardus, European pilchard [English]   
  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: Sardina pilchardus, true sardine [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Whitehead, Peter J. P.  
  Publication Date: 1985   
  Article/Chapter Title: Clupeoid Fishes of the World (Suborder Clupeoidei): An Annotated and Illustrated Catalogue of the Herrings, Sardines, Pilchards, Sprats, Shads, Anchovies and Wolf-herrings: Part 1 - Chirocentridae, Clupeidae and Pristigasteridae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: FAO Fisheries Synopsis, no. 125, vol. 7, pt. 1   
  Page(s): x + 303   
  Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations   
  Publication Place: Rome, Italy   
  ISBN/ISSN: 92-5-102340-9   
  Reference for: Sardina pilchardus, European pilchard [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    Eastern Atlantic Ocean  






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