Species Name: Anchoa hepsetus Linnaeus, Common Name Family: Genus: Animalia, Chordata, Osteichthyes, Clupeiformes, Engraulidae, Anchoa. Genus, Anchoa Jordan and Evermann, – common anchovies. Species, Anchoa hepsetus (Linnaeus, ) – striped anchovy, manjúa listada, anchoa. Anchoa hepsetus (Linnaeus, ). Dataset; GBIF Backbone Taxonomy: Rank; SPECIES.

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Melanophores outline all dorsal scales Ref. Marketed as food Ref. Feeds on copepods when hwpsetus, then on gastropods, foraminifers and an occasional ostracods and annelid. It is found most commonly in shoals along coastal waters, as deep as 73 m 40 fathoms although mostly found water more shallow than this. Their eggs are pelagic and hatch within 48 hours at regular spring temperatures. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Marine; brackish; pelagic-neritic; depth range 1 – 70 m Gepsetus.

Estimates of some properties based on models Preferred temperature Ref. It is grey-green with black dots, but its notable feature is its silvery stripe from head to tail.

Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of the herrings, sardines, pilchards, sprats, shads, anchovies and wolf-herrings. Forms dense schools, often in shallow waters close to shore. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Entered by Binohlan, Crispina B. Spawn in school Ref.


It is commonly eaten by birds. Principal parasites are nematodes and cestodes Scolex polymorphus and Rhynchobothrium sp.

The Broad-striped anchovy is found in the west Atlantic along the North American coast from Nova Scotia and the Maine hepsetue scarcely, and abundantly from the Chesapeake bay to the West Indies and Uruguay. At young ages, it eats copepodsbut as the fish ages, its diet begins to consist of other small crustaceans, molluscsand worm larvae.

This Clupeiformes article is a stub. Not available FishBase mirror site: Sign our Guest Book. Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim. The broad-striped anchovy spawns in spring.

Striped Anchovy (Anchoa hepsetus) ·

Short description Morphology Morphometrics Dorsal spines total: Anus nearer to anal fin origin than to pelvic fin tips. Articles with ‘species’ microformats All stub articles. Views Read Edit View history. Ancboa page was last edited on 30 Januaryat Replaced by Anchoa colonensis in the West Indies. Breeds in harbors, estuaries and sounds. Able to tolerate a wide range of salinities, from hypersaline to almost fresh.


Its anal fin is quite short and its front fin lies beneath the end of the dorsal fin. It is elongate with a large eye and protuberant snout, as well as a large eye, protuberant snout, large mouth and underslung jaw.

Anchoa hepsetus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Clupeoid fishes of the world Suborder Clupeoidei. Anchoa hepsetus Linnaeus It is an important food staple for large commercial fishes, such as the American seatrout.

Silver stripe along flank a dark line above of hwpsetus width, narrowed immediately behind band Ref.

Summary page Point data Common names Photos. Anchoa hepsetuscommonly known as the broad-striped anchovyis a species hepeetus fish in the family Engraulidae.

Anchoa hepsetus – Wikipedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Anchoa hepsetus Conservation status. Back greenish, some yellowish on head. Retrieved from ” https: Anal fin origin below about midpoint of dorsal fin base.