- Denticle herring
Denticle herring Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii Order: Clupeiformes Family: Denticipitidae
Species: D. clupeoides Binomial name Denticeps clupeoides
The denticle herring (Denticeps clupeoides) is a small (15 cm) species of ray-finned fish found only in the rivers of Benin, Nigeria and Cameroon, related to the herrings, but notable for its large anal fin and its array of denticle like scales under the head giving it almost a furry appearance. It is the sole living member of the family Denticipitidae.
- "Denticeps clupeoides". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. http://www.itis.gov/servlet/SingleRpt/SingleRpt?search_topic=TSN&search_value=161698. Retrieved 11 March 2006.
- P. H. Greenwood, The osteology and relationships of the Denticipitidae, a family of Clupeomorph fishes (London: British Museum, 1968)
- Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2011). "Denticeps clupeoides" in FishBase. June 2011 version.
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