Marine Fish Specimen - True Sardine (sardina Pilchardus) For Sale
Sardine - Sardina pilchardus specimen encased in our proprietary developed lucite material. The
specimen is crystal clear, transparent and indestructible.
Safe,authentic and completely unbreakable specimen putthe Fish right
at your fingertip.
Anyone can safely explore the Fish from every angle. It is clear enough for microscope observation.
Length of the Fish from head to tail is 8.7 cm (3.4 inch).
Size of thelucite block is 11.0x4.5x2.8 cm(4.3x1.8x1.1
inch). Each one comes with a cardboard box for easy storage. Weight of
thelucite block is 190 g and 220 g withpacking box.
is a handmade real animal specimen craft. Each one will be a bit different (specimen size, color and posture) even in the same production batch.
The picture in my listing is just for reference as we are selling multiple pieces with the same picture.
It is an ideal learning aid for students and kids and also a very good collectible item for every body.
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Sardine - Sardina pilchardus
Species: S. pilchardus
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 27.5 cm SL male/unsexed;; common length : 20.0 cm SL
male/unsexed;; max. reported age: 15 years
Length at first maturity
Marine; freshwater; brackish; pelagic-neritic; oceanodromous; depth range 10 -
100 m, usually 25 - 100 m
Climate / Range
Subtropical; 68°N - 14°N, 32°W - 43°E
Northeast Atlantic: Iceland (rare) and North Sea, southward to Bay de Gorée,
Senegal. Mediterranean (common in the western part and in Adriatic Sea, rare in
the Eastern part), Sea of Marmara and Black Sea.
Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total):
13-21; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 12 - 23.
Body sub-cylindrical, belly rather rounded (but more compressed in juveniles).
Hind margin of gill opening smoothly rounded (without fleshy outgrowths) ; 3 to
5 distinct body striae radiating downward on lower part of operculum; lower
gill rakers not becoming shorter at angle of first gill arch, the upper series
not overlapping the lower. Last 2 anal fin rays enlarged.
Littoral species. Form schools, usually at
depths of 25 to 55 or even 100 m by day, rising to 10 to 35 m at night. Feed
mainly on planktonic crustaceans, also on larger organisms. Spawn in batches,
in the open sea or near the coast, producing 50,000-60,000 eggs with a mean diameter
of 1.5 mm. Marketed fresh, frozen or canned. Also utilized dried or salted and
smoked; can be pan-fried, broiled and microwaved
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Marine Fish Specimen - True Sardine (sardina Pilchardus): $10