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Engraulis mordax
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Engraulis mordax

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Engraulis mordax
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Engraulis mordax
Engraulis ringens
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Engraulis ringens

Engraulis ringens
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Engraulis ringens
Engraulis
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Engraulis
Kinds
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Overview
Main identification features
  • body elongate, oval
  • top jaw to front edge preoperculum
  • lower gill rakers: 37-45
  • a: short base
ENGRAULIS

ANCHOVIES, ANCHOVETAS

Body elongated, rounded; membrane between gill covers not expanded at rear; third gill arch with rakers on rear surface, 27-45 rakers on lower limb of first gill arch; dorsal fin origin in mid-body; top jaw moderate, reaching at most to front margin of preoperculum, with pointed tip; no large canine teeth.

A circumtropical to warm temperate genus, with 8 species; two temperate eastern Pacific endemics enter the nothern and southern fringes of our region.


References
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