SELECT DISTINCT SPECIES.Genus AS ResultField1, SPECIES.Species AS ResultField2, SPECIES.Author AS ResultField3, SPECIES.FBname AS ResultField4, SPECIES.FamCode AS ResultField5, SPECIES.SpecCode AS ID_Field, SPECIES.Length AS ResultField6, SPECIES.LTypeMaxM AS ResultField7, SPECIES.LengthFemale AS ResultField20, SPECIES.LTypeMaxF AS ResultField21, synonyms.year, FAMILIES.CommonName, FAMILIES.Family FROM (SPECIES LEFT JOIN synonyms ON SPECIES.SpecCode = synonyms.SpecCode) INNER JOIN FAMILIES ON SPECIES.FamCode = FAMILIES.FamCode WHERE (FAMILIES.FamCode =SPECIES.FamCode) AND (synonyms.valid <> 0) And ((FAMILIES.FamCode)=454) AND ((Families.Order)= 'Clupeiformes') AND ((Species.Genus) = 'Engraulis') AND ((Species.Subfamily) = 'Engraulinae') And ((FAMILIES.Class)='Actinopterygii') ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
Other identification tools | FishBase

Fish Identification: Find Species

Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Clupeiformes
Family: Engraulidae Anchovies
Subfamily: Engraulinae
Genus: Engraulis

(See list of species below)



Select Class:     Select Order:   
Select Family: Subfamily:     Select Genus:

Select Ocean (marine/brackish) or Continent (freshwater):
Select a country:
Only include species occuring above: m

Total number of spines in dorsal and anal fins (optional).      Enter total length (TL) and maximum body depth (BD)

Show family drawings / Hide family drawings



9 species in
(see list below)
Export file

1 of 1 Jump to:
No picture found
Meditteranean
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL

 
Engraulis albidus
[]

Photo by Fischer, L.G.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Engraulis anchoita Hubbs & Marini, 1935

Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Engraulis anchoita
[Argentine anchovy]

Photo by Smith, B.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Engraulis australis (White, 1790)

Photo by Smith, B.
 
Engraulis australis
[Australian anchovy]

Photo by FAO

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Engraulis capensis Gilchrist, 1913

Photo by FAO
 
Engraulis capensis
[Southern African anchovy]

Photo by Dammous, S.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Engraulis encrasicolus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Dammous, S.
 
Engraulis encrasicolus
[European anchovy]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 15.5 cm TL
Engraulis eurystole (Swain & Meek, 1884)

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Engraulis eurystole
[Silver anchovy]

Photo by Zsilavecz, G.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Engraulis japonicus Temminck & Schlegel, 1846

Photo by Zsilavecz, G.
 
Engraulis japonicus
[Japanese anchovy]

Photo by FAO

Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 24.8 cm SL
Engraulis mordax Girard, 1854

Photo by FAO
 
Engraulis mordax
[Californian anchovy]

Photo by Béarez, P.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Engraulis ringens Jenyns, 1842

Photo by Béarez, P.
 
Engraulis ringens
[Anchoveta]



9 species

Sort by: Species Length Year
1 of 1 Jump to:
Export file
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Engraulis albidus Meditteranean 9.4 SL 2004
Engraulis anchoita Argentine anchovy Southwest Atlantic 17 SL 1935
Engraulis australis Australian anchovy Southwest Pacific 15 SL 1790
Engraulis capensis Southern African anchovy Southeast Atlantic 17 SL 1913
Engraulis encrasicolus European anchovy Eastern Atlantic 20 SL 1758
Engraulis eurystole Silver anchovy Western Atlantic 15.5 TL 1884
Engraulis japonicus Japanese anchovy Western Pacific 18 TL 1846
Engraulis mordax Californian anchovy Northeast Pacific 24.8 SL 1854
Engraulis ringens Anchoveta Southeast Pacific 20 SL 1842



Other identification tools in FishBase


Quick Identification
Identification keys
Identification by morphometrics
Identification by pictures:
          If you already know the Family, go to Search FishBase, select Family and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the family.

          If you already know the Country, go to
Search FishBase, select Country and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the country.

          If you already know the Ecosystem, go to
Search FishBase, select Ecosystem and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the ecosystem.
cfm script by eagbayani, 30.11.04, ,  php script by cmilitante, 05/11/2010 ,  last modified by cmilitante, 14/03/2013