Pacific anchoveta

The Pacific anchoveta lives in the pelagic-neritic, non-migratory, brackish, marine, depth range - 25 m environment.

is the Pacific anchoveta (Cetengraulis mysticetus), a small pelagic associated with estuarial waters, mainly fished off Colombia and Ecuador with catches varying without a clear trend between 20 000 and 120 000t per year in the last two decades, with 43 000t in 2002. More

Pacific anchoveta (Cetengraulis mysticetus) and the Pacific thread herring (Opisthonema libertate), caught mostly off Panama. Catches of these two species are also highly variable. The maximum recorded catch of Pacific anchoveta was 241 000t in 1985. More

En - Pacific anchoveta, Fr - Anchois chuchueco, Sp - Anchoveta chuchueco. 3Alpha Code: VEP Taxonomic Code: 1210601503 Scientific Name with Original Description Engraulis mysticetus Günther, 1867, Proc.zool.Soc.Lond., (3):604 (Panama). More

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include: Pacific sardine (Sardinops sagax), Pacific anchoveta (Cetengraulis mysticetus) and California anchovy (Engraulis mordax), milkfish (Chanos chanos), Panama hake (Merluccius angustimanus), yellowtail jack (Seriola dorsalis), common dolphinfish (Coryphaena hippurus) and Spanish mackerel (Scomber japonicus). More

increase was observed in Pacific anchoveta in chuhueco (Centengraulis mysticetus). But before drawing conclusions, the INP experts indicated that the effect of the sardine fleet's fishing closer than usual to the coast, in an area where chuhueco is usually predominant, must be taken into consideration. More

Common names

Anchoa in sp
Anchois chuchueco in French (français)
Anchois du Pérou in French (français)
Anchoveta in English
Anchoveta in sp
Anchoveta in Spanish (español)
Anchoveta bocona in Spanish (español)
Anchoveta chuchueco in Spanish (español)
Anchovette in French (français)
Anchovy in English
Ayamarca in Spanish (español)
Ayamarea in Spanish (español)
Biqueirão do Pacifico Central in Portuguese (Português)
Biqueirão-do-PacÌfico-central in Portuguese (Português)
Carduma in Spanish (español)
Cardume in Spanish (español)
Chuchueco in Spanish (español)
Chuhueco in Spanish (español)
Chuhueco ojito in Spanish (español)
Enchova do Pacifico Central in Portuguese (Português)
Esmeraldas in Spanish (español)
Ojito in Spanish (español)
Pacific anchoveta in English
Pacific anchovy in English
Pacifische ansjovis in Dutch (Nederlands)
Pazifische Anchoveta in German (Deutsch)
Pseudacciuga del Pacifico in Italian (Italiano)
Sardel tichooceánská in Czech (česky)
Sardelina panamska in Polish (polski)
Sardin in Spanish (español)
Sardina in Spanish (español)
Sardina bocona in Spanish (español)
Stillehavs-ansjos in Danish (dansk)
анчовета in Russian (русский язык)
太平洋鯨鯷 in Mandarin Chinese
太平洋鲸鳀 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Clupeiformes
Family : Engraulidae
Genus : Cetengraulis
Species : Cetengraulis mysticetus
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