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

(See list of species below)



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Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL
Stolephorus advenus Wongratana, 1987

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Stolephorus advenus
[False Indian anchovy]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Stolephorus andhraensis Babu Rao, 1966

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Stolephorus andhraensis
[Andhra anchovy]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Stolephorus apiensis (Jordan & Seale, 1906)

Photo by Photo by Collyer, J.
 
Stolephorus apiensis
[Samoan anchovy]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm NG
Stolephorus baganensis Hardenberg, 1933

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Stolephorus baganensis
[Bagan anchovy]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL
Stolephorus brachycephalus Wongratana, 1983

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Stolephorus brachycephalus
[Broadhead anchovy]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Stolephorus carpentariae (De Vis, 1882)

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Stolephorus carpentariae
[Gulf of Carpenteria anchovy]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Stolephorus chinensis (Günther, 1880)

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Stolephorus chinensis
[China anchovy]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Stolephorus commersonnii Lacepède, 1803

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Stolephorus commersonnii
[Commerson's anchovy]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Stolephorus dubiosus Wongratana, 1983

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Stolephorus dubiosus
[Thai anchovy]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Stolephorus holodon (Boulenger, 1900)

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Stolephorus holodon
[Natal anchovy]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 15.5 cm SL
Stolephorus indicus (van Hasselt, 1823)

Photo by Photo by Ratmuangkhwang, S.
 
Stolephorus indicus
[Indian anchovy]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Stolephorus insularis Hardenberg, 1933

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Stolephorus insularis
[Hardenberg's anchovy]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Stolephorus multibranchus Wongratana, 1987

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Stolephorus multibranchus
[Caroline anchovy]



Eastern Indian Ocean and
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL
Stolephorus nelsoni Wongratana, 1987

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Stolephorus nelsoni
[Nelson's anchovy]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL
Stolephorus pacificus Baldwin, 1984

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Stolephorus pacificus
[Pacific anchovy]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL
Stolephorus ronquilloi Wongratana, 1983

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Stolephorus ronquilloi
[Ronquillo's anchovy]
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Max. Length 5.8 cm SL

 
Stolephorus shantungensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Stolephorus teguhi
[Sulawesi anchovy]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL
Stolephorus tri (Bleeker, 1852)

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Stolephorus tri
[Spined anchovy]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL
Stolephorus waitei Jordan & Seale, 1926

Photo by Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Stolephorus waitei
[Spotty-face anchovy]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Stolephorus advenus False Indian anchovy Western Central Pacific 7.2 SL 1987
Stolephorus andhraensis Andhra anchovy Indo-Pacific 5 SL 1966
Stolephorus apiensis Samoan anchovy Western Pacific 6 SL 1906
Stolephorus baganensis Bagan anchovy Indo-Pacific 10 NG 1933
Stolephorus brachycephalus Broadhead anchovy Western Central Pacific 4.2 SL 1983
Stolephorus carpentariae Gulf of Carpenteria anchovy Western Pacific 5 SL 1882
Stolephorus chinensis China anchovy Western Pacific 9 SL 1880
Stolephorus commersonnii Commerson's anchovy Indo-West Pacific 10 SL 1803
Stolephorus dubiosus Thai anchovy Eastern Indian Ocean 7.5 SL 1983
Stolephorus holodon Natal anchovy Western Indian Ocean 8 SL 1900
Stolephorus indicus Indian anchovy Indo-Pacific 15.5 SL 1823
Stolephorus insularis Hardenberg's anchovy Indo-Pacific 8 SL 1933
Stolephorus multibranchus Caroline anchovy Western Central Pacific 6 SL 1987
Stolephorus nelsoni Nelson's anchovy Eastern Indian Ocean and 7.4 SL 1987
Stolephorus pacificus Pacific anchovy Western Central Pacific 7.7 SL 1984
Stolephorus ronquilloi Ronquillo's anchovy Western Central Pacific 5.3 SL 1983
Stolephorus shantungensis Northwest Pacific 5.8 SL 1978
Stolephorus teguhi Sulawesi anchovy Western Pacific 7.7 SL 2009
Stolephorus tri Spined anchovy Western Pacific 9.5 SL 1852
Stolephorus waitei Spotty-face anchovy Indo-Pacific 9.4 SL 1926



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