Species: Sprattus sprattus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Scientific name Sprattus sprattus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Synonyms Clupea sprattus
English name sprat
French name sprat
Dutch name sprot
German name Sprott


Not all species have been illustrated yet. Should you own high quality photos, please send them by means of the photo page.

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Protection status and Red List
North Sea
red list: No threat
red list: No threat

North Sea indigenous (1a)
Habitat marine
Reference Rappé & Eneman 1986. Zeevissen van de Belgische kust
BeRMS / WoRMS Belgian Register of Marine Species / World Register of Marine Species

Recent sightings on observations.be