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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Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc. Retrieved 15 December Breeds in harbors, estuaries and sounds.
Spawn in school Ref. Anus nearer to anal fin origin than to pelvic fin tips.
It is grey-green with black dots, but its notable feature is its silvery stripe from head to tail. Phylogenetic diversity index Ancjoa. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Anal fin origin below about midpoint of dorsal fin base. Melanophores outline all dorsal scales Ref.
Views Read Edit View history. Forms dense schools, often in shallow waters close to shore. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of the herrings, sardines, pilchards, sprats, shads, anchovies and wolf-herrings. The broad-striped anchovy spawns in spring. Native range Point map Year It is an important food staple for large commercial fishes, such as the American seatrout.
Feeds on copepods when young, then on gastropods, foraminifers and an occasional ostracods and annelid. Replaced by Anchoa colonensis in the West Indies. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Its anal fin is quite short and its front fin lies beneath the end of the dorsal fin. Anchoa hepsetus Linnaeus 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.
Marine; brackish; pelagic-neritic; depth range 1 – 70 m Ref. This Clupeiformes article is a stub. This page was last edited on 30 Januaryat At young ages, it eats copepodsbut as the fish ages, its diet begins to consist of other small crustaceans, molluscsand worm larvae. Marketed as food Ref.
Sign our Guest Book. Their eggs are pelagic and hatch within 48 hours at regular spring temperatures. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Articles with ‘species’ microformats All stub articles. Short description Morphology Morphometrics Dorsal spines total: It is commonly eaten by birds.
Striped Anchovy (Anchoa hepsetus) ·
Silver stripe along flank a dark line above of uniform width, narrowed immediately behind band Ref. Entered by Binohlan, Crispina B. It is elongate with a large eye and protuberant snout, as well as a large eye, protuberant snout, large mouth and underslung jaw.