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

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2 species (see list below)

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Photo by Vaske Jr., T.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 17.1 cm TL
Cetengraulis edentulus (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Vaske Jr., T.
 
Cetengraulis edentulus
[Atlantic anchoveta]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Cetengraulis mysticetus (Günther, 1867)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Cetengraulis mysticetus
[Pacific anchoveta]
2 Species of Family Engraulidae with Genus Cetengraulis
(Anchovies)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1829 Cetengraulis edentulus Atlantic anchoveta Western Atlantic 17.1 TL
1867 Cetengraulis mysticetus Pacific anchoveta Eastern Pacific 18 TL



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