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Clupeiformes

Clupeiformes
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Actinopterygii
Order:Clupeiformes
Families
Denticipitidae (denticle herring)
Engraulidae (anchovies)
Pristigasteridae (pristigasterids)
Chirocentridae (wolf herring)
Clupeidae (herrings)

Clupeiformes is the order of ray-finned fish that includes the herring family, Clupeidae, and the anchovy family, Engraulidae.

The order includes about 300 species in five families.



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