|Family||Scientific Name||Author||Year||Common Name|
|Clupeidae||Etrumeus teres||(DeKay)||1842||Round Herring|
Unique Characters: W-shaped pelvic scute present. Other abdominal scutes absent. Body elongate, cylindrical; abdomen rounded. Premaxillae rectangular (not triangular) giving distinctive appearance to mouth.
Similar Species: None. All other clupeids with W-shaped pelvic scute absent. Pelvic scute (and most others) with lateral arms. Series of abdominal scutes present, often keeled.