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kupae (NZ Sprat)

Clupea antipodum


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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