Pacific sardine

noun

Definition of Pacific sardine

: an extremely abundant small clupeid fish (Sardinops caerulea) of the Pacific coast of North America that is an important commercial fish used for canning and for production of fish meals and fish oils

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“Pacific sardine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pacific%20sardine. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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