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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnchoa hepsetus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 158698

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEngraulidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnchoa (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnchoa Jordan & Evermann, 1927
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnchoa ginsburgi Hildebrand, 1943
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnchovia brownii (Gmelin, 1789)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnchoviella epsetus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtherina brownii Gmelin, 1789
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtherina menidia Linnaeus, 1766 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEsox hepsetus Linnaeus, 1758
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStolephorus perthecata Goode & Bean, 1882
Sources  basis of record Munroe, T.A. 2000. An overview of the biology, ecology, and fisheries of the clupeoid fishes occurring in the Gulf of Maine. Northeast Fisheries Science Center Reference Document 00-02, 226 p. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstriped anchovy  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoranchoa legítima  [details]
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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnchoa hepsetus colonensis Hildebrand, 1943 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnchoa colonensis Hildebrand, 1943
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (11 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (32 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (7 nucleotides; 5 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feeds on copepods, gastropods and foraminifers, occasionally ostracods and annelids  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Nova Scotia to Fort Pierce Florida [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat nektonic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Occasionally found in Canadian Atlantic waters. Found to depths of 70 m; prefers shallow inshore waters.  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- Commercial, human consumption [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators Sharks, rays and bony fishes  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Breeding occurs between April and July in harbors and estuaries; external fertilization  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158698
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-27 07:39:43Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Anchoa hepsetus (Linnaeus, 1758). 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=158698 on 2014-04-21
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