Scientific Name
Sardinella gibbosa  
Sardinella gibbosa隆背小沙丁魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Bleeker, 1849) Depth 10 - 70M
Chinese 隆背小沙丁魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鯡科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F097 Clupeidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 隆背小沙丁魚 
Max Length 17 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 隆背小沙丁、青鱗仔、鰮仔、沙丁魚、扁仔、扁鰮 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、North、North East、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew 
Habitats Ocean、Coastal  Holotype Locality Makasar [Ujung Pandang], Sulawesi [Celebes], Indonesia 
Synonyms Clupanodon jussieu, Clupea gibbosa, Clupea immaculata, Fimbriclupea dactylolepis, Fimbriclupea dactyolepis, Harengula gibbosa, Sardinella dactylolepis, Sardinella fimbriata, Sardinella jussieu, Sardinella jussieu, Sardinella taiwanensis, Sardinelola gibbosa, Sardinia immaculata ...all 14..  
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)  Dr. Bleeker 1849 Whitehead, P. J. P. 1985 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 張世義 編著 2001 
Specimen List ASIZP0056295. ASIZP0056296. ASIZP0056419. ASIZP0059875. ASIZP0070517. ASIZP0075105. ASIZP0076106. ASIZP0078316. ASIZP0078317. ASIZP0078318. ASIZP0078324. ASIZP0078325. ASIZP0078326. ASIZP0079061. ASIZP0079128. ASIZP0079509. ASIZP0807024. ASIZP0807202. ASIZP0807203. ASIZP0807204. ASIZP0807210. ASIZP0807211. ASIZP0807212. ASIZP0917024. ASIZP0917202. ASIZP0917203. ASIZP0917204. ASIZP0917210. ASIZP0917211. ASIZP0917212. BMNH1979.3.21.312. BMNH1979.3.21.313-314. BMNH1979.3.21.315-317. BMNH1979.3.21.318-320. FRIP00970. MTP0017. NMMBP00655. ...List all 54 records... 
Barcode2015-11-01,Yu-Ming Shih,CO1,100% 2015-11-01,Yu-Ming Shih,CO1,100% 2016-01-26,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100% 2016-01-26,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100% 2016-01-26,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100% 2016-01-26,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,89% 2016-01-26,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100% 2016-01-26,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100% 2016-01-27,HAN-YANG,CO1,100%
Common Name Gold stripe sardine; Gold stripe sardinella; Goldstripe sardinelle; Goldstripe sardinella 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body moderately slender, depth usually 24 to 30% of standard length; abdomen keeled with prepelvic and postpelvic scutes; Total number scutes 32 to 34. Two supramaxillae present; second symmetrical, paddle-shaped. Lower gill rakers on first gill arch 45 to 59. Vertical striae on scales not meeting at center, numerous small perforations on hind part of scale. Lateral-line scales 43 to 47. Body back blue-green above and silvery on flanks, separated by a golden mid-lateral line down flank;head golden; dorsal and caudal fin margins dusky; a dark spot at dorsal fin origin.
habitats Forms schools in coastal waters. Feeds on phytoplankton and zooplankton. 
Distribution Distributed in Indo-West Pacific from East African coasts and Madagascar eastward to Indonesia. Also in the Persian Gulf, but not in the Red Sea; north to Taiwan and Korea; south to the Arafura Sea and northern Australia. It is common in waters around Tai 
Utility Marketed fresh, dried-salted, boiled or made into fish balls.