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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An annotated and illustrated catalogue of the herrings, sardines, pilchards, sprats, shads, anchovies and wolf-herrings. Entered by Binohlan, Crispina B.

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Breeds in harbors, estuaries and sounds. Replaced by Anchoa colonensis in the West Indies. Marine; brackish; pelagic-neritic; depth range 1 – 70 m Ref. Views Read Edit View history. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Anus nearer to anal fin origin than to pelvic fin tips.

Anchoa hepsetuscommonly known as the broad-striped anchovyis a species of fish in the family Engraulidae. Feeds on copepods when young, then on gastropods, foraminifers and an occasional ostracods and annelid.


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Silver stripe along flank a dark line above of uniform width, narrowed immediately behind band Ref. Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc.

Its anal fin is quite short and its front fin lies beneath the end of the dorsal fin. Not available FishBase mirror site: International Union for Conservation of Nature. Anchoa hepsetus Linnaeus It is grey-green with black dots, but its notable feature achoa its silvery stripe from head to tail. It is an important food staple for large commercial fishes, such as the American seatrout.

The Broad-striped anchovy is found in the west Atlantic along the North American coast from Nova Scotia and the Maine coast scarcely, and abundantly from the Chesapeake bay to the West Indies and Uruguay.

Their eggs are pelagic and hatch within 48 hours at regular spring temperatures.

Spawn in school Ref. This Clupeiformes article is a stub. Retrieved from ” https: The broad-striped anchovy spawns in spring.

Articles with ‘species’ microformats All stub articles. At young ages, it eats copepodsbut as the fish ages, its diet begins to consist of other small crustaceans, molluscsand worm larvae. 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.


Clupeoid fishes of the world Suborder Clupeoidei.

Anchoa hepsetus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Anchoa hepsetus Conservation status. Native range Point map Year Principal parasites are nematodes and cestodes Scolex polymorphus and Rhynchobothrium sp. Marketed as food Ref.

Able to tolerate a wide range of salinities, from hypersaline to almost fresh.

Anchoa hepsetus, Broad-striped anchovy : fisheries, bait

Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim. Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. Melanophores outline all dorsal scales Ref.

Summary page Point data Common names Photos. Anal fin origin below about midpoint of dorsal fin base.