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Anchoa  Jordan and Evermann, 1927
Taxonomic Serial No.: 161837

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): common anchovies [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderClupeiformes  – anchois, harengs, anchovies, herrings  
                                  FamilyEngraulidae  – anchois, anchoas, anchovies  
                                        GenusAnchoa Jordan and Evermann, 1927 – common anchovies  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Anchoa analis (Miller, 1945) – longfin Pacific anchovy, anchoa aletona del Pacífico 
                                           Species Anchoa argentivittata (Regan, 1904) – Regan's anchovy, silverstripe anchovy, anchoa plateada 
                                           Species Anchoa belizensis (Thomerson and Greenfield, 1975) – anchoa beliceña, Belize anchovy 
                                           Species Anchoa cayorum (Fowler, 1906) – manjúa de los cayos, key anchovy, anchoa de cayo 
                                           Species Anchoa chamensis Hildebrand, 1943 – Chame Point anchovy 
                                           Species Anchoa choerostoma (Goode, 1874) – hogmouth anchovy, Bermuda anchovy 
                                           Species Anchoa colonensis Hildebrand, 1943 – narrow-striped anchovy, narrowstriped anchovy, anchoa rayita, Carribean anchovy 
                                           Species Anchoa compressa (Girard, 1858) – deepbody anchovy, anchoa alta 
                                           Species Anchoa cubana (Poey, 1868) – manjúa cubana, anchoa cubana, Cuban anchovy 
                                           Species Anchoa curta (Jordan and Gilbert, 1882) – anchoa chaparra, short anchovy 
                                           Species Anchoa delicatissima (Girard, 1854) – slough anchovy, anchoa delicada 
                                           Species Anchoa eigenmannia (Meek and Hildebrand, 1923) – Eigenmann's anchovy 
                                           Species Anchoa exigua (Jordan and Gilbert, 1882) – slender anchovy, anchoa fina 
                                           Species Anchoa filifera (Fowler, 1915) – longfinger anchovy 
                                           Species Anchoa helleri (Hubbs, 1921) – Heller's anchovy, Gulf anchovy, anchoa del Golfo 
                                           Species Anchoa hepsetus (Linnaeus, 1758) – striped anchovy, manjúa listada, anchoa legítima, broad-striped anchovy 
                                           Species Anchoa ischana (Jordan and Gilbert, 1882) – sharpnose anchovy, anchoa chicotera, slender anchovy 
                                           Species Anchoa januaria (Steindachner, 1879) – Rio anchovy 
                                           Species Anchoa lamprotaenia Hildebrand, 1943 – bigeye anchovy, manjúa ojuda, big-eye anchovy, longnose anchovy, anchoa ojuda 
                                           Species Anchoa lucida (Jordan and Gilbert, 1882) – bright anchovy, anchoa ojitos 
                                           Species Anchoa lyolepis (Evermann and Marsh, 1900) – dusky anchovy, manjúa mulata, anchoa mulata, shortfinger anchovy 
                                           Species Anchoa marinii Hildebrand, 1943 – Marini's anchovy 
                                           Species Anchoa mitchilli (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1848) – bay anchovy, anchoa de caleta 
                                           Species Anchoa mundeola (Gilbert and Pierson in Jordan and Evermann, 1898) – false Panama anchovy, anchoa panameña falsa 
                                           Species Anchoa mundeoloides (Breder, 1928) – northern Gulf anchovy, anchoa golfina 
                                           Species Anchoa nasus (Kner and Steindachner, 1867) – anchoa trompuda, longnose anchovy, bignose anchovy 
                                           Species Anchoa panamensis (Steindachner, 1877) – Panama anchovy 
                                           Species Anchoa parva (Meek and Hildebrand, 1923) – manjúa parva, anchoa parva, little anchovy 
                                           Species Anchoa pectoralis Hildebrand, 1943 – bigfin anchovy 
                                           Species Anchoa scofieldi (Jordan and Culver in Jordan, 1895) – anchoa amarilla, yellow anchovy, Scofield's anchovy 
                                           Species Anchoa spinifer (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1848) – spicule anchovy 
                                           Species Anchoa starksi (Gilbert and Pierson in Jordan and Evermann, 1898) – Stark's anchovy 
                                           Species Anchoa tricolor (Spix and Agassiz, 1829) – piquitinga, piquitinga anchovy 
                                           Species Anchoa trinitatis (Fowler, 1915) – Trinidad anchovy 
                                           Species Anchoa walkeri Baldwin and Chang, 1970 – persistent anchovy, anchoa persistente, Walker's anchovy 

  Expert: Wayne C. Starnes  
  Notes: Research Curator of Fishes, North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences, Research Laboratory, 4301 Reedy Creek Rd., Raleigh, NC, 27607, USA   
  Reference for: Anchoa    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 27-Sept-2004, website (version 16-Sep-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Anchoa   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Anchoa   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Anchoa   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Anchoa   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Reference for: Anchoa   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Whitehead, Peter J. P., Gareth J. Nelson, and Thosaporn Wongratana  
  Publication Date: 1988   
  Article/Chapter Title: Clupeoid Fishes of the World (Suborder Clupeoidei): An Annotated and Illustrated Catalogue of the Herrings, Sardines, Pilchards, Sprats, Shads, Anchovies and Wolf-herrings: Part 2 - Engraulididae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: FAO Fisheries Synopsis, no. 125, vol. 7, pt. 2   
  Page(s): vii + 305-579   
  Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations   
  Publication Place: Rome, Italy   
  ISBN/ISSN: 92-5-102667-X   
  Reference for: Anchoa   

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