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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Forms dense schools, often in shallow waters close to shore. The broad-striped anchovy spawns in spring. Anchoa hepsetuscommonly known as the broad-striped anchovyis hepaetus species of fish in the family Engraulidae.
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. International Union for Conservation of Nature.
An annotated and illustrated catalogue of the herrings, sardines, pilchards, sprats, shads, anchovies and wolf-herrings. Their eggs are pelagic and hatch within 48 hours at regular spring temperatures.
Melanophores outline all dorsal scales Ref. Principal parasites are nematodes and cestodes Scolex polymorphus and Rhynchobothrium sp. Feeds on copepods when young, then on gastropods, foraminifers and an occasional ostracods and annelid. Able to tolerate a wide range of salinities, from hypersaline to almost fresh.
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Silver stripe along flank a dark line above of uniform width, narrowed immediately behind band Ref. Entered by Binohlan, Crispina B.
Clupeoid fishes of the world Suborder Clupeoidei. Spawn in school Ref. Anus nearer to anal fin origin than to pelvic fin tips. It is an important food staple for large commercial fishes, such as the American seatrout. Replaced by Anchoa colonensis in the West Indies.
Marketed as food Ref. The Broad-striped anchovy is found in the west Atlantic along the North American coast from Nova Scotia and the Maine coast scarcely, and abundantly from the Chesapeake bay to the West Indies and Uruguay.
You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. At young ages, it eats copepodsbut as the fish ages, its diet begins to consist of other small crustaceans, molluscsand worm larvae.
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Not available FishBase mirror site: Anchoa hepsetus Linnaeus Sign our Guest Book. Views Read Edit View history. Marine; brackish; pelagic-neritic; depth range 1 – 70 m Ref. Native anfhoa Point map Year Anchoa hepsetus Conservation status. Anal fin origin below about midpoint of dorsal fin base. Breeds in harbors, estuaries and sounds.
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