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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Clupeiformes
Family: Engraulidae Anchovies
Subfamily: Engraulinae
Genus: Anchoviella

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South America
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL
Anchoviella alleni (Myers, 1940)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Anchoviella alleni
[Allen's anchovy]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL
Anchoviella balboae (Jordan & Seale, 1926)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Anchoviella balboae
[Balboa anchovy]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 3 cm SL
Anchoviella blackburni Hildebrand, 1943

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Anchoviella blackburni
[Blackburns's anchovy]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Anchoviella brevirostris (Günther, 1868)

Photo by Photo by Macieira, R.M.
 
Anchoviella brevirostris
[Snubnose anchovy]



South America
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL
Anchoviella carrikeri Fowler, 1940

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Anchoviella carrikeri
[Carriker's anchovy]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL
Anchoviella cayennensis (Puyo, 1946)

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Anchoviella cayennensis
[Cayenne anchovy]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Anchoviella elongata (Meek & Hildebrand, 1923)

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Anchoviella elongata
[Elongate anchovy]



South America
Max. Length 11.3 cm TL
Anchoviella guianensis (Eigenmann, 1912)

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Anchoviella guianensis
[Guyana anchovy]



South America
Max. Length 5.0 cm SL
Anchoviella jamesi (Jordan & Seale, 1926)

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Anchoviella jamesi
[James's anchovy]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Anchoviella juruasanga
[]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 16.4 cm TL
Anchoviella lepidentostole (Fowler, 1911)

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Anchoviella lepidentostole
[Broadband anchovy]



South America
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL
Anchoviella manamensis Cervigón, 1982

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Anchoviella manamensis
[Manamo anchovy]
No picture found

Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Anchoviella nattereri
[Natterer's anchovy]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.6 cm SL

 
Anchoviella perezi
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Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Anchoviella perfasciata (Poey, 1860)

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Anchoviella perfasciata
[Poey's anchovy]



South America
Max. Length 12.8 cm SL
Anchoviella sanfranciscana Barbosa, Gomes da Silva, da Rocha Araújo & Carvalho, 2017

Photo by Photo by Barbosa, J.M./M. Deda
 
Anchoviella sanfranciscana
[]



South America
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL
Anchoviella vaillanti (Steindachner, 1908)

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Anchoviella vaillanti
[Vaillant's anchovy]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Anchoviella alleni Allen's anchovy South America 8.8 SL 1940
Anchoviella balboae Balboa anchovy Eastern Central Pacific 7.2 SL 1926
Anchoviella blackburni Blackburns's anchovy Western Central Atlantic 3 SL 1943
Anchoviella brevirostris Snubnose anchovy Western Atlantic 9 TL 1868
Anchoviella carrikeri Carriker's anchovy South America 6.5 SL 1940
Anchoviella cayennensis Cayenne anchovy Western Atlantic 13.5 SL 1946
Anchoviella elongata Elongate anchovy Western Central Atlantic 11 TL 1923
Anchoviella guianensis Guyana anchovy South America 11.3 TL 1912
Anchoviella jamesi James's anchovy South America 5.0 SL 1926
Anchoviella juruasanga South America 5.3 SL 2012
Anchoviella lepidentostole Broadband anchovy Western Atlantic 16.4 TL 1911
Anchoviella manamensis Manamo anchovy South America 2.5 SL 1982
Anchoviella nattereri Natterer's anchovy Western Atlantic 5 SL 1879
Anchoviella perezi Western Central Atlantic 3.6 SL 1987
Anchoviella perfasciata Poey's anchovy Western Central Atlantic 11 TL 1860
Anchoviella sanfranciscana South America 12.8 SL 2017
Anchoviella vaillanti Vaillant's anchovy South America 6.8 SL 1908



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