Also known as Baitfish, Oil Sardine, Malay Sprat, Pilchard.
Found in schools, often near the surface of coastal waters, migrating for breeding.
They feed on crustaceans and phytoplankton.
Length - 23cm
Depth - 20-200m
Widespread Indian Ocean
Herrings are the largest of the schooling baitfish and are one of the most important fish in the food chain! Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/sardinella-longiceps.html