Observations in the Species: Sardinops sagax
English Name: South American Pilchard or Suidafrikaanse Pelser
Location: Castle Rocks
Lat/Lng: -34.2395, 18.4782
Nominal location of the point at Castle Rocks. Dive site extends order of 50m to the north, 100m to the east and south.Close
Observed on: 19th March 2006
Added to iSpot: 1st April 2014
Observed on: 30th November 2011
Added to iSpot: 30th November 2011
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.
Observed on: 5th September 2011
Added to iSpot: 5th September 2011
Description: About 20cm long.