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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEngraulidae 
AphiaID: 125465

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClupeiformes (Order)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClupeiformes
Sources  basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoranchovies  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoransjosfamilien  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoransjosfamilien  [details]
Direct child
taxa (42)

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmazonsprattus
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmentum accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStolephorus Lacepède, 1803
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmplova accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnchoviella Fowler, 1911
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnchoa Jordan & Evermann, 1927
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnchovia
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnchoviella Fowler, 1911
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetengraulis
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetomus McClelland, 1844 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoilia Gray, 1830
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChoetomus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetomus McClelland, 1844 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoilia Gray, 1830
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoilia Gray, 1830
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoïlia accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoilia Gray, 1830
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorColia accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoilia Gray, 1830
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDemicoilia Jordan & Seale, 1925 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoilia Gray, 1830
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDemocoilia accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDemicoilia Jordan & Seale, 1925 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoilia Gray, 1830
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEncrasicholina Fowler, 1938
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEncrasicholus Fleming, 1828 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEngraulis Cuvier, 1816
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEncrasicholus Commerson in Lacepède, 1803 (nomen dubium, Not available)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEncrasicolina accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEncrasicholina Fowler, 1938
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEncrasicolus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEncrasicholus Fleming, 1828 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEngraulis Cuvier, 1816
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEngrantis accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEngraulis Cuvier, 1816
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEngraulis Cuvier, 1816
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEngraulus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEngraulis Cuvier, 1816
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterothrissa accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSetipinna
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHildebrandichthys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEngraulis Cuvier, 1816
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJurengraulis
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptonurus Bleeker, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoilia Gray, 1830
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLucengraulis accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLycengraulis Günther, 1868
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLycengraulis Günther, 1868
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLycothrissa
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPapuengraulis
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudosetipinna
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterengraulis
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScutengraulis accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThryssa Cuvier, 1829
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSetipinna
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStolephorus Lacepède, 1803
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThrissa Cuvier, 1816 (nomen dubium)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThrissina Jordan & Seale, 1925 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThryssa Cuvier, 1829
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThrissocles Jordan & Evermann in Jordan, 1917 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThryssa Cuvier, 1829
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThryssa Cuvier, 1829
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThryssina accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThryssa Cuvier, 1829
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrichosoma accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThryssa Cuvier, 1829
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenengraulis accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThryssa Cuvier, 1829
Environment marine
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Distribution: Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. Schooling fishes, mostly of shallow coastal waters and estuaries in tropical and temperate regions. Some species enter or live in freshwater. Mouth inferior. Upper jaw produced. Jaw teeth well developed to absent. Gill rakers on lower limb of first arch 10-50 or more. Branchiostegal rays 7-19. A silvery stripe down flanks. Body translucent. Abdominal scutes present in most Old World anchovies; absent in New World anchovies, except for one pelvic scute. Luminescent organs noted in one species. Mostly filter feeding on zooplankton; a few piscivorous. About 50 cm maximum length; most species below 15 cm. Commercially important for food and fish meal; also used as bait. The name 'Engraulididae' has been proposed for this family. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125465
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Engraulidae. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125465 on 2014-07-31
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