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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Clupeiformes
Family: Engraulidae Anchovies
Subfamily: Coiliinae
Genus: Coilia

(See list of species below)



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13 species (see list below)

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Photo by FAO

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 12.4 cm SL
Coilia borneensis Bleeker, 1852

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Coilia borneensis
[Bornean grenadier anchovy]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 30.4 cm SL
Coilia brachygnathus Kreyenberg & Pappenheim, 1908

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Coilia brachygnathus
[Yangtse grenadier anchovy]

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Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 12.3 cm SL
Coilia coomansi Hardenberg, 1934

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Coilia coomansi
[Cooman's grenadier anchovy]

Photo by Sen, S.K.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Coilia dussumieri Valenciennes, 1848

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Coilia dussumieri
[Goldspotted grenadier anchovy]

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Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Coilia grayii Richardson, 1845

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Coilia grayii
[Gray's grenadier anchovy]

Photo by WWF / Vidthayanon, C.

Asia
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Coilia lindmani Bleeker, 1857

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Coilia lindmani
[Lindman's grenadier anchovy]

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Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 26 cm SL
Coilia macrognathos Bleeker, 1852

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Coilia macrognathos
[Longjaw grenadier anchovy]

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Western Pacific
Max. Length 21 cm SL
Coilia mystus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Coilia mystus
[Osbeck's grenadier anchovy]

Photo by Islam, Md. S.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 41 cm TL
Coilia nasus Temminck & Schlegel, 1846

Photo by Islam, Md. S.
 
Coilia nasus
[Japanese grenadier anchovy]

Photo by Devarapalli, P.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Coilia neglecta Whitehead, 1967

Photo by Devarapalli, P.
 
Coilia neglecta
[Neglected grenadier anchovy]

Photo by FAO

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Coilia ramcarati (Hamilton, 1822)

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Coilia ramcarati
[Ramcarat grenadier anchovy]

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Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 15.2 cm SL
Coilia rebentischii Bleeker, 1858

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Coilia rebentischii
[Many-fingered grenadier anchovy]

Photo by Devarapalli, P.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Coilia reynaldi Valenciennes, 1848

Photo by Devarapalli, P.
 
Coilia reynaldi
[Reynald's grenadier anchovy]
13 Species of Family Engraulidae with Genus Coilia
(Anchovies)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1852 Coilia borneensis Bornean grenadier anchovy Western Central Pacific 12.4 SL
1908 Coilia brachygnathus Yangtse grenadier anchovy Asia 30.4 SL
1934 Coilia coomansi Cooman's grenadier anchovy Western Central Pacific 12.3 SL
1848 Coilia dussumieri Goldspotted grenadier anchovy Indian Ocean 20 SL
1845 Coilia grayii Gray's grenadier anchovy Indo-Pacific 25 SL
1857 Coilia lindmani Lindman's grenadier anchovy Asia 20 SL
1852 Coilia macrognathos Longjaw grenadier anchovy Western Central Pacific 26 SL
1758 Coilia mystus Osbeck's grenadier anchovy Western Pacific 21 SL
1846 Coilia nasus Japanese grenadier anchovy Northwest Pacific 41 TL
1967 Coilia neglecta Neglected grenadier anchovy Indian Ocean 17 SL
1822 Coilia ramcarati Ramcarat grenadier anchovy Indian Ocean 25 TL
1858 Coilia rebentischii Many-fingered grenadier anchovy Western Central Pacific 15.2 SL
1848 Coilia reynaldi Reynald's grenadier anchovy Indian Ocean 15 TL



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