Anchoa mundeoloides (Breder, 1928)
Northern Gulf anchovy
photo by FAO

Family:  Engraulidae (Anchovies), subfamily: Engraulinae
Max. size:  15 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic-neritic; marine; depth range - 10 m
Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: northern Gulf of California.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 26-31. Snout pointed, about 3/4 eye diameter; maxilla moderate, tip somewhat bluntly pointed, reaching just to inter-operculum; gill cover canals of panamensis-type. Anal fin long, its origin under about middle of dorsal fin base. A narrow silver stripe along flank, about width of pupil.
Biology:  More data needed.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 24 October 2019 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 17.10.90
Modified by: Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei - 25.10.14
Checked by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 10.07.94

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