WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEngraulis capensis Gilchrist, 1913

219983  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219983)

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (ambiguous synonym)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomic remark Some authors speculate this species to be...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomic remark Some authors speculate this species to be identical with E. encrasicolus [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Occurs in shallow inshore waters, but also in...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Occurs in shallow inshore waters, but also in deeper waters, forming large schools. Feeds mainly on calanoid copepods when juvenile, gradually switching to phytoplankton at about 5 cm SL. Spawns in coastal waters within 80 km from shore, from early spring to late summer (October to April in southern African waters, with a peak in November/December in the south, but in February off Namibia). The eggs are elliptical. [details]
Bailly, N. (2017). Engraulis capensis Gilchrist, 1913. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2017). FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219983 on 2017-12-12

Date
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1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-02-28 13:41:07Z
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2009-06-15 13:59:21Z
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2009-06-15 15:57:45Z
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2013-01-08 14:50:09Z
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2015-04-02 05:54:54Z
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2017-07-14 06:50:47Z
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2017-08-17 13:35:34Z
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basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomic remark Some authors speculate this species to be identical with E. encrasicolus [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Occurs in shallow inshore waters, but also in deeper waters, forming large schools. Feeds mainly on calanoid copepods when juvenile, gradually switching to phytoplankton at about 5 cm SL. Spawns in coastal waters within 80 km from shore, from early spring to late summer (October to April in southern African waters, with a peak in November/December in the south, but in February off Namibia). The eggs are elliptical. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouthern African anchovy  [details]