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European Pilchard

Sardina pilchardus (Walbaum 1792)


Sardina pilchardus (European Pilchard) is a species of bony fishes in the family herrings. It is a planktotroph. Individuals can grow to 27.5 cm. European Pilchard has sexual reproduction. Reproduction is iteroparous and oviparous.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of European Pilchard. View this species on GBIF