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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Danionidae Danios
Subfamily: Chedrinae
Genus: Engraulicypris

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8 species
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Max. Length 4.5 cm TL

 
Engraulicypris bredoi
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Africa
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Engraulicypris brevianalis (Boulenger, 1908)

Photo by Photo by Gratwicke, B.
 
Engraulicypris brevianalis
[River sardine]
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Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Engraulicypris gariepinus
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Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Engraulicypris howesi
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Max. Length 3.7 cm TL

 
Engraulicypris moeruensis
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Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Engraulicypris ngalala
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Africa
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Engraulicypris sardella (Günther, 1868)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Engraulicypris sardella
[Lake Malawi sardine]



Africa
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Engraulicypris spinifer Bailey & Matthes, 1971

Photo by Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Engraulicypris spinifer
[Malagarasi sardine]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Engraulicypris bredoi Africa 4.5 TL 1945
Engraulicypris brevianalis River sardine Africa 7.5 SL 1908
Engraulicypris gariepinus Africa 4.7 SL 1943
Engraulicypris howesi Africa 4.3 SL 2016
Engraulicypris moeruensis Africa 3.7 TL 1915
Engraulicypris ngalala Africa 5.1 SL 2016
Engraulicypris sardella Lake Malawi sardine Africa 13 TL 1868
Engraulicypris spinifer Malagarasi sardine Africa 5 SL 1971



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