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

(See list of species below)



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16 species (see list below)

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Photo by FAO

South America
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL
Anchoviella alleni (Myers, 1940)

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Anchoviella alleni
[Allen's anchovy]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL
Anchoviella balboae (Jordan & Seale, 1926)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Anchoviella balboae
[Balboa anchovy]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 3 cm SL
Anchoviella blackburni Hildebrand, 1943

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Anchoviella blackburni
[Blackburns's anchovy]

Photo by Macieira, R.M.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Anchoviella brevirostris (Günther, 1868)

Photo by Macieira, R.M.
 
Anchoviella brevirostris
[Snubnose anchovy]

Photo by FAO

South America
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL
Anchoviella carrikeri Fowler, 1940

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Anchoviella carrikeri
[Carriker's anchovy]

Photo by FAO

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL
Anchoviella cayennensis (Puyo, 1946)

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Anchoviella cayennensis
[Cayenne anchovy]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Anchoviella elongata (Meek & Hildebrand, 1923)

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Anchoviella elongata
[Elongate anchovy]

Photo by Holm, E.

South America
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Anchoviella guianensis (Eigenmann, 1912)

Photo by Holm, E.
 
Anchoviella guianensis
[Guyana anchovy]

Photo by FAO

South America
Max. Length 5.0 cm SL
Anchoviella jamesi (Jordan & Seale, 1926)

Photo by FAO
 
Anchoviella jamesi
[James's anchovy]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Anchoviella juruasanga
[]

Photo by JAMARC

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 11.6 cm SL
Anchoviella lepidentostole (Fowler, 1911)

Photo by JAMARC
 
Anchoviella lepidentostole
[Broadband anchovy]

Photo by FAO

South America
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL
Anchoviella manamensis Cervigón, 1982

Photo by FAO
 
Anchoviella manamensis
[Manamo anchovy]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Anchoviella nattereri
[Natterer's anchovy]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL

 
Anchoviella perezi
[]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Anchoviella perfasciata (Poey, 1860)

Photo by FAO
 
Anchoviella perfasciata
[Poey's anchovy]

Photo by FAO

South America
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL
Anchoviella vaillanti (Steindachner, 1908)

Photo by FAO
 
Anchoviella vaillanti
[Vaillant's anchovy]
16 Species of Family Engraulidae with Genus Anchoviella
(Anchovies)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1940 Anchoviella alleni Allen's anchovy South America 8.8 SL
1926 Anchoviella balboae Balboa anchovy Eastern Central Pacific 7.2 SL
1943 Anchoviella blackburni Blackburns's anchovy Western Central Atlantic 3 SL
1868 Anchoviella brevirostris Snubnose anchovy Western Atlantic 9 TL
1940 Anchoviella carrikeri Carriker's anchovy South America 6.5 SL
1946 Anchoviella cayennensis Cayenne anchovy Western Atlantic 13.5 SL
1923 Anchoviella elongata Elongate anchovy Western Central Atlantic 11 TL
1912 Anchoviella guianensis Guyana anchovy South America 9 TL
1926 Anchoviella jamesi James's anchovy South America 5.0 SL
2012 Anchoviella juruasanga South America 5.3 SL
1911 Anchoviella lepidentostole Broadband anchovy Western Atlantic 11.6 SL
1982 Anchoviella manamensis Manamo anchovy South America 2.5 SL
1879 Anchoviella nattereri Natterer's anchovy Western Atlantic 5 SL
1987 Anchoviella perezi Western Central Atlantic 3.6 SL
1860 Anchoviella perfasciata Poey's anchovy Western Central Atlantic 11 TL
1908 Anchoviella vaillanti Vaillant's anchovy South America 6.8 SL



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