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kupae (NZ Sprat)

Clupea antipodum

Description:

The sprat, Clupea antipodum (kupae of the Maori), is dark blue above, silver below, with the lower fins slightly yellowish, and has an average length of 3 inches. That small individual, was found washed up on the Island bay beach, Wellington NZ.

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Wellington, New Zealand

Spotted on Dec 2, 2012
Submitted on Dec 6, 2012

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