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Scientific Name: Sardinops melanostictus

Acceptable Market Name(s): Pilchard or Sardine
Common Name: Japanese Pilchard
Scientific Name: Sardinops melanostictus
Hazard Information: HAZ
ITIS TSN (see note below): TSN 551222
Vernacular Name(s) (See note below.*): Japanese Sardine
True Sardine
Spotlined Sardine

* Note: The Vernacular Name(s) (if any listed above) are for CROSS REFERENCE ONLY, and generally not acceptable
for product labeling in interstate commerce. Their use may result in seafood misbranding.

# Note: The Taxonomic Serial Number (TSN) link (if available) provides access to taxonomic information for this species
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