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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

Spratelloides robustus, the blue sprat, also known as the fringe-scale round herring, blue bait or blue sardine, is a type of sprat fish.
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Prey / Diet

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

Prey / Diet Overlap

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



Parasitized by 
Kudoa thyrsites[4]


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;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Clownfish and their Host Anemones ;; NOAA's Coral Reef Conservation Program
2Diet of little penguins, Eudyptula minor, from Penguin Island, Western Australia, NI Klomp and RD Wooller, Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 39(5) 633 - 639
3Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
4Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19
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