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Mediterranean Sand Smelt
Atherina hepsetus
A flock of mediterranean sand-smelts.
Information
Range Eastern Atlantic: coasts of Spain and Morocco including Madeira and the Canary Islands. Also in the western Mediterranean, Adriatic and Black Seas.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Atheriniformes
Family Atherinidae
Genus Atherina
Species A. hepsetus

The Mediterranean sand smelt, (Atherina hepsetus), is a species of fish in the Atherinidae family. Pelagic-neritic, brackishwater / marine fish. Widespread in the Eastern Atlantic: coasts of Spain and Morocco including Madeira and the Canary Islands. Also in the western Mediterranean, Adriatic and Black Seas.

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