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spanish-sardine

Spanish Sardine

Sardinella aurita

Description: Back bluish gray, sometimes greenish; sides silvery to brassy; slender body.

Where Found: In schools ranging from North Gulf of Mexico to Brazil.

Size: Up to 10 inches.

Remarks: An abundant fish, representing a resource so far only utilized locally.

Illustration: © Diane Rome Peebles

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