Observations in the Species: Sardinops sagax

English Name: South American PilchardĀ  or Suidafrikaanse PelserĀ 

Shoal of small fish at Castle Rocks

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By: Pbsouthwood
Sea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeysSeaKeys GOLDSouthern Underwater Research Group
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Location: Castle Rocks
Observed on: 19th March 2006
Added to iSpot: 1st April 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Stranded sardine

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By: Caroline Voget
Botanical Society of South AfricaFriends of Meadowridge Common
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Location: Hout Bay Beach
Observed on: 30th November 2011
Added to iSpot: 30th November 2011
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 9
Description: The "sardine run" show was on in Hout Bay this morning with thousands of gulls, cormorants, terns, seals and dolphins all partaking extraordinarily. This sardine was washed up briefly before being snapped up by a tern.

Fish trapped in rock pool

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By: Jeff
Location: Olifantsbos, Cape Point
Observed on: 5th September 2011
Added to iSpot: 5th September 2011
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 1
Description: About 20cm long.

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