Species Name: Anchoa hepsetus Linnaeus, Common Name Family: Genus: Animalia, Chordata, Osteichthyes, Clupeiformes, Engraulidae, Anchoa. Genus, Anchoa Jordan and Evermann, – common anchovies. Species, Anchoa hepsetus (Linnaeus, ) – striped anchovy, manjúa listada, anchoa. Anchoa hepsetus (Linnaeus, ). Dataset; GBIF Backbone Taxonomy: Rank; SPECIES.

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Anchoa hepsetus (Linnaeus, 1758)

You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Views Read Edit View history. Short description Morphology Morphometrics Dorsal spines total: Breeds in harbors, estuaries and sounds. Anus nearer to anal fin origin than heppsetus pelvic fin tips.

An annotated and illustrated catalogue of the herrings, sardines, pilchards, sprats, shads, anchovies and wolf-herrings. Marine; brackish; pelagic-neritic; depth range 1 hepsetue 70 m Ref. Silver stripe along flank a dark line above of uniform width, narrowed immediately behind band Ref. It is an important food staple for large commercial fishes, such as the American seatrout.

This Clupeiformes article is a stub. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Back greenish, some yellowish on head.


WoRMS – World Register of Marine Species – Anchoa hepsetus (Linnaeus, )

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It is commonly eaten by birds. It is grey-green with black dots, but its notable feature is its silvery stripe from head to tail. Clupeoid fishes of the world Suborder Clupeoidei.

andhoa Anchoa hepsetus Conservation status. Low vulnerability 16 of This page was last edited on 30 Januaryat Forms dense schools, often in shallow waters close to shore.

Feeds on copepods when young, then on gastropods, foraminifers and helsetus occasional ostracods and annelid. Melanophores outline all dorsal scales Ref. It is found most commonly in shoals along coastal waters, as deep as 73 m 40 fathoms although mostly found water more shallow than this. Anal fin origin below about midpoint of dorsal fin base.

Native range Point map Year Retrieved 15 December By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Spawn in school Ref. The Broad-striped anchovy is found in the west Atlantic along the North American coast from Snchoa Scotia and the Maine coast scarcely, and abundantly from the Chesapeake bay to the West Indies and Uruguay. Its anal fin is quite short and its front fin lies beneath the end of the dorsal fin. Not available FishBase mirror site: The broad-striped anchovy spawns in spring.


Principal parasites are nematodes and cestodes Scolex polymorphus and Rhynchobothrium sp.

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Striped Anchovy (Anchoa hepsetus) ·

Their eggs are pelagic and hatch within 48 hours at regular spring temperatures. Anchoa hepsetus Linnaeus Anchoa hepsetuscommonly known as the broad-striped anchovyis a species of fish in the family Engraulidae. Articles with ‘species’ microformats All stub articles. In other projects Wikimedia Hepsdtus Wikispecies. Estimates of some properties based on models Preferred temperature Ref.