68 relations: Actinopterygii, Alisea, Alosa, Alosinae, Anchoa, Anchovy, Atlantic herring, Austroclupea, Clupea, Clupeidae, Clupeinae, Cretaceous, Daitingichthys, Denticle herring, Dussumieriidae, Early Cretaceous, Early Jurassic, Engraulis, Eocene, Etringus, Etrumeus, European pilchard, Fish as food, Fish fin, Fish scale, Forage fish, Ganoessus, Ganolytes, Gasteroclupea, Gastrointestinal tract, Gill raker, Hacquetia, Harengula, Herring, Histiothrissa, Holocene, Ilisha, Jurassic, Knightia, Late Cretaceous, Late Jurassic, Lateral line, Middle Jurassic, Miocene, Neogene, Oligocene, Opisthonema, Ornategulum, Pachythrissops, Paleocene, ..., Paleogene, Physostome, Pieter Bleeker, Plankton, Pleistocene, Pliocene, Pristigasteridae, Quaternary, Quisque, Sardinella, Sardinops, Scombroclupea, Shoaling and schooling, Stolephorus, Sundasalanx, Swim bladder, Wolf herring, Xyne. Expand index (18 more) » « Shrink index
Actinopterygii, or the ray-finned fishes, constitute a class or subclass of the bony fishes.
Alisea is an extinct genus of prehistoric bony fish that lived during the Upper Miocene subepoch.
Alosa is a genus of fish, the river herrings, in the family Clupeidae.
The Alosinae, or the shads, ITIS are a subfamily of fishes in the herring family Clupeidae.
Anchoa is a genus of anchovies.
An anchovy is a small, common forage fish of the family Engraulidae.
Atlantic herring (Clupea harengus) is a herring in the family Clupeidae.
Austroclupea is an extinct genus of prehistoric bony fish that lived during the Pliocene epoch.
Clupea is genus of planktivorous bony fish belonging to the family Clupeidae, commonly known as herrings.
Clupeidae is a family of ray-finned fishes, comprising, for instance, the herrings, shads, sardines, ilish, and menhadens.
Clupeinae is a subfamily of herrings, sardines and sprats belonging to the family Clupeidae.
The Cretaceous is a geologic period and system that spans 79 million years from the end of the Jurassic Period million years ago (mya) to the beginning of the Paleogene Period mya.
Daitingichthys is an extinct genus of prehistoric bony fish that lived during the early Toarcian stage of the Early Jurassic epoch.
The denticle herring (Denticeps clupeoides) is a small (15-cm-long) species of ray-finned fish found only in the rivers of Benin, Nigeria, and western Cameroon; it is related to the herrings, but notable for its large anal fin and its array of denticle-like scales under the head, which give it almost a furry appearance.
Dussumieriidae is a family of clupeiform fishes popularly called the "round herrings".
The Early Cretaceous/Middle Cretaceous (geochronological name) or the Lower Cretaceous (chronostratigraphic name), is the earlier or lower of the two major divisions of the Cretaceous.
The Early Jurassic epoch (in chronostratigraphy corresponding to the Lower Jurassic series) is the earliest of three epochs of the Jurassic period.
Engraulis is a genus of anchovies.
The Eocene Epoch, lasting from, is a major division of the geologic timescale and the second epoch of the Paleogene Period in the Cenozoic Era.
Etringus is an extinct genus of prehistoric bony fish that lived during the Upper Miocene subepoch.
Etrumeus is a genus of round herrings in the family, Dussumieriidae.
The European pilchard (Sardina pilchardus) is a species of ray-finned fish in the monotypic genus, Sardina.
Many species of fish are consumed as food in virtually all regions around the world.
Fins are usually the most distinctive anatomical features of a fish.
The skin of most fishes is covered with scales, which, in many cases, are animal reflectors or produce animal coloration.
Forage fish, also called prey fish or bait fish, are small pelagic fish which are preyed on by larger predators for food.
Ganoessus is an extinct genus of prehistoric bony fish that lived during the Upper Miocene subepoch.
Ganolytes is an extinct genus of prehistoric bony fish that lived during the Upper Miocene subepoch.
Gasteroclupea is a genus of prehistoric clupeiform fish that is related to modern anchovies and herrings.
The gastrointestinal tract (digestive tract, digestional tract, GI tract, GIT, gut, or alimentary canal) is an organ system within humans and other animals which takes in food, digests it to extract and absorb energy and nutrients, and expels the remaining waste as feces.
Gill rakers in fish are bony or cartilaginous processes that project from the branchial arch (gill arch) and are involved with suspension feeding tiny prey.
Hacquetia is an extinct genus of prehistoric bony fish that lived from the early to middle Eocene.
Harengula is a genus of herrings that occur mostly in the western Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea, with one species in the eastern Pacific Ocean.
Herring are forage fish, mostly belonging to the family Clupeidae.
Histiothrissa is an extinct genus of prehistoric ray-finned fish that lived during the Santonian.
The Holocene is the current geological epoch.
Ilisha may refer to.
The Jurassic (from Jura Mountains) was a geologic period and system that spanned 56 million years from the end of the Triassic Period million years ago (Mya) to the beginning of the Cretaceous Period Mya.
Knightia is an extinct genus of clupeid clupeiform bony fish that lived in the fresh water lakes and rivers of North America and Asia during the Eocene epoch.
The Late Cretaceous (100.5–66 Ma) is the younger of two epochs into which the Cretaceous period is divided in the geologic timescale.
The Late Jurassic is the third epoch of the Jurassic period, and it spans the geologic time from 163.5 ± 1.0 to 145.0 ± 0.8 million years ago (Ma), which is preserved in Upper Jurassic strata.
The lateral line is a system of sense organs found in aquatic vertebrates, used to detect movement, vibration, and pressure gradients in the surrounding water.
The Middle Jurassic is the second epoch of the Jurassic Period.
The Miocene is the first geological epoch of the Neogene Period and extends from about (Ma).
The Neogene (informally Upper Tertiary or Late Tertiary) is a geologic period and system that spans 20.45 million years from the end of the Paleogene Period million years ago (Mya) to the beginning of the present Quaternary Period Mya.
The Oligocene is a geologic epoch of the Paleogene Period and extends from about 33.9 million to 23 million years before the present (to). As with other older geologic periods, the rock beds that define the epoch are well identified but the exact dates of the start and end of the epoch are slightly uncertain.
Opisthonema, the thread herrings, is a genus of herring found in tropical waters of the Western Hemisphere.
Ornategulum is an extinct genus of prehistoric bony fish that lived during the Cenomanian.
Pachythrissops is an extinct genus of ray-finned fish from the Jurassic.
The Paleocene or Palaeocene, the "old recent", is a geological epoch that lasted from about.
The Paleogene (also spelled Palaeogene or Palæogene; informally Lower Tertiary or Early Tertiary) is a geologic period and system that spans 43 million years from the end of the Cretaceous Period million years ago (Mya) to the beginning of the Neogene Period Mya.
Physostomes are fishes that have a pneumatic duct connecting the gas bladder to the alimentary canal.
Pieter Bleeker (July 10, 1819, Zaandam – January 24, 1878, The Hague) was a Dutch medical doctor, ichthyologist, and herpetologist.
Plankton (singular plankter) are the diverse collection of organisms that live in large bodies of water and are unable to swim against a current.
The Pleistocene (often colloquially referred to as the Ice Age) is the geological epoch which lasted from about 2,588,000 to 11,700 years ago, spanning the world's most recent period of repeated glaciations.
The Pliocene (also Pleiocene) Epoch is the epoch in the geologic timescale that extends from 5.333 million to 2.58 million years BP.
The Pristigasteridae are a family of fish related to the herrings, including the genera Ilisha, Pellona, and Pristigaster.
Quaternary is the current and most recent of the three periods of the Cenozoic Era in the geologic time scale of the International Commission on Stratigraphy (ICS).
Quisque is an extinct genus of prehistoric herring that lived during the Upper Miocene subepoch.
Sardinella is a genus of fish in the family Clupeidae found in the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Ocean.
Sardinops is a monotypic genus of sardines of the family Clupeidae.
Scombroclupea is an extinct genus of prehistoric bony fish that lived during the Cenomanian.
In biology, any group of fish that stay together for social reasons are shoaling (pronounced), and if the group is swimming in the same direction in a coordinated manner, they are schooling (pronounced). In common usage, the terms are sometimes used rather loosely.
Stolephorus is a genus of fish in the Engraulidae family.
Sundasalanx, the Sundaland noodlefishes, is the only genus in the family Sundasalangidae which belongs to the same order as the herrings and their relatives.
The swim bladder, gas bladder, fish maw or air bladder is an internal gas-filled organ that contributes to the ability of many bony fish (but not cartilaginous fish) to control their buoyancy, and thus to stay at their current water depth without having to waste energy in swimming.
The wolf herrings are a family (Chirocentridae) of two marine species of ray-finned fish related to the herrings.
Xyne is an extinct genus of prehistoric bony fish that lived during the Upper Miocene subepoch.