Image: School of Slender Sprat

School of Slender Sprat

A school of Slender Sprat at a depth of 1 m, North Direction Island, Queensland, 30 Dec 2012.

Anne Hoggett
© Australian Museum


The species can be recognised by its relatively narrow body and broad lateral stripe.

Thank you to Dr Tom Munroe for his help identifying the fish.

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Tags Slender Sprat, Spratelloides gracilis, Clupeidae, fishes, ichthyology, marine, stripe, slender,