Anchovy

Order: 
Clupeiformes
Family: 
Engraulidae

Marine fish with regularly ossified skeleton. Body very elongated, without abdominal crest. Prominent and rounded nose. Wide mouth. Upper jaw long and pointed. Bluish green on dorsum and silver ventral face.

International Designations

Germany: 
Sardelle
France: 
Anchois européen
Italy: 
Alice ancioa
Portugal: 
Enchova
UK: 
Anchovy
Japan: 
Katakuchiiwashi
Fishing gears: 
Purse seines
FAO code: 
ANE
Scientific name: 
Engraulis encrasicolus
Type: 
Blue fish
Fishing areas: 
Area 27: the Northeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 34: the Eastern Central part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 37: the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea
Area 47: the Southeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Global production (Tons): 
432721
Fishing seasons: 
ABR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AGO
SEP