Scientific Name
Etrumeus micropus
Etrumeus micropus小鱗脂眼鯡
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846) Depth 10 - 150M
Chinese 小鱗脂眼鯡 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鯡科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F097 Clupeidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 小鱗脂眼鯡 
Max Length 25 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 臭肉鰮、鰮仔、圓眼仔、鰮魚、鰮仔魚、圓仔魚(幼魚)、脂眼鯡、臭肉、臭肉魚(澎湖)、肉鰮(澎湖) 
Distribution in World Australia   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、South West、North、North East、PonFu 
Habitats Coastal  Holotype Locality Southeastern coast of Japan 
Synonyms Etrumeus teres   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);中國動物誌-鱘形目;海鰱目;鯡形目及鼠鱚目(張, 2001);DiBattista, J.D., J.E. Randall and B.W. Bowen, 2012. Review of the round herrings of the genus Etrumes (Clupeidae: Dussumieriinae) of Africa, with descriptions of two new species / Revue des shadines rondes africaines du genre Etrumeus (Clupeidae: Dussumieriinae) et description de deux nouvelles espèces. Cybium 36(3):447-460.   沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 張世義 編著 2001 
Specimen List ASIZP0054430. ASIZP0054802. ASIZP0058836. ASIZP0062609. ASIZP0062829. ASIZP0066406. ASIZP0066409. ASIZP0066491. ASIZP0070367. ASIZP0070532. ASIZP0075340. ASIZP0075445. ASIZP0075521. ASIZP0075524. ASIZP0075582. ASIZP0075584. ASIZP0075588. ASIZP0075597. ASIZP0075652. ASIZP0075678. ASIZP0075679. ASIZP0075684. ASIZP0075691. ASIZP0075704. ASIZP0075759. ASIZP0075798. ASIZP0076238. ASIZP0076500. ASIZP0076519. ASIZP0076533. ASIZP0076639. ASIZP0077048. ASIZP0077174. ASIZP0077319. ASIZP0077768. ASIZP0077779. ASIZP0077789. ...List all 49 records... 
Barcode2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Pacific round herring; Omaka; Red-eye round herring; Round herring; East coast roundherring; California round herring; Atlantic round herring; Makiawa; Mikiawa; Herring; Japanese herring; Market sardine; Maray 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body elongate, slender, some variation in body depth and certain meristic characters; without pre- and post-pelvic scutes; W-shaped pelvic scute; pelvic fins less advanced. Pelvic fin base about 1/3 eye diameter. Isthmus with lateral flanges or shoulders. Scales deciduous. Body silvery with an olive green back.
habitats Mainly inshore but has been occasionally taken 120 km from the Ecuador coast; also occur on shelf edge or surface. Usually occur in large schools. Feed mainly on euphausiids and copepods. Oviparous, with planktonic eggs and larvae. 
Distribution A circumtropical species. Broadly distributed in all tropical and subtropical waters. It is very common in all Taiwanese waters. 
Utility Marketed fresh, salted and canned. Also processed into fishmeal.