Sardinops Sagax
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Sardinops Sagax
Other names Australian Sardine, Australian Pilchard, Bloater, Blue Bait, Blue Pilchard, Mulie, Picton Herring, Sardine, Smig
Size Up to 30 cm (11.8 in)
Weight Up to .40 kg (.88 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Coastal waters, inshore areas to the edge of the continental shelf (offshore)
Depth Range
Australian Sardine Distribution
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