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Scaled Sardine

Harengula jaguana

Description: Solid back with dark streaks, usually single small dark spot at upper edge of opercule and sometimes one at shoulder.

Where Found: North Gulf of Mexico to Brazil.

Size: Up to 18″.

Remarks: Commonly caught with strings of wire loops.

Illustration: © Diane Rome Peebles

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