Anchoa mitchilli

Common Name

Bay Anchovy

Year Described

Valenciennes, 1848

Identification

Dorsal Fin: 14-16
Anal Fin: 23-31
Pectoral Fin: 11-12
Gill Rakers: 15-19 upper, 20-26 lower
Vertebrae: 38-44
Lateral Line Scales: 38-41

References

Hildebrand, S.F. 1964. Engraulidae and Clupeidae (pp. 152-454). In: Fishes of the Western North Atlantic. Mem. Sears Fnd. Mar. Res. 1 (Vol. 3): 1-630.