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Spratelloides robustus (Blue sardine; Blue sprat; Bluebait; Fringe-scale round herring; Sprat)

Synonyms: Spratelloides delicatulus robustus
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Wikipedia Abstract

The Blue sprat, Spratelloides robustus, also known as the fringe-scale round herring, blue bait or blue sardine, is a type of sprat fish.
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Ecosystems

Prey / Diet

Calocalanus pavoninus (calanoid copepod)[1]
Eucalanus monachus (calanoid copepod)[1]
Lucicutia ovalis (calanoid copepod)[1]
Tegastes falcatus (copepod)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Caesio cuning (Yellow-tail fusilier)4
Hemitaurichthys zoster (Pyramid butterflyfish)4

Predators

Eudyptula minor (Fairy Penguin)[2]
Sepioteuthis lessoniana (bigfin reef squid)[1]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Kudoa thyrsites[3]

Distribution

Australia; East Central Australian Shelf; Eastern Indian Ocean: southern Australia, from Dampier Archipelago, Western Australia to southern Queensland, including Tasmania.; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Southwest; Pacific, Western Central; Southwest Australian Shelf; West Central Australian Shelf;

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