You selected Engraulis japonicus (non Temminck & Schlegel, 1846). This is a misapplied name for:

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Engraulis encrasicolus (Linnaeus, 1758) (accepted name) 1 literature reference for Engraulis encrasicolus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Synonyms:
Anchoa guineensis (Rossignol & Blache, 1961) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Anchoa guineensis (Rossignol & Blache, 1961)
Anchoviella guineensis Rossignol & Blache, 1961 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Anchoviella guineensis Rossignol & Blache, 1961
Clupea encrasicolus Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Clupea encrasicolus Linnaeus, 1758
Engraulis amara Risso, 1827 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Engraulis amara Risso, 1827
Engraulis argyrophanus Valenciennes, 1848 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Engraulis argyrophanus Valenciennes, 1848
Engraulis capensis Gilchrist, 1913 (ambiguous synonym)
Engraulis encrasicholus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Engraulis encrasicholus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Engraulis encrasicholus ponticus Alesandrov, 1927 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Engraulis encrasicholus ponticus Alesandrov, 1927
Engraulis encrasicolus russoi Dulzetto, 1947 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Engraulis encrasicolus russoi Dulzetto, 1947
Engraulis encrassicolus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Engraulis encrassicolus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Engraulis engrasicholus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Engraulis engrasicholus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Engraulis guineensis (Rossignol & Blache, 1961) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Engraulis guineensis (Rossignol & Blache, 1961)
Engraulis japonica (non Temminck & Schlegel, 1846) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Engraulis japonica (non Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)
Engraulis japonicus (non Temminck & Schlegel, 1846) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Engraulis japonicus (non Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)
Engraulis meletta Cuvier, 1829 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Engraulis meletta Cuvier, 1829
Engraulis russoi Dulzetto, 1947 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Engraulis russoi Dulzetto, 1947
Engraulis vulgaris Nilsson, 1832 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Engraulis vulgaris Nilsson, 1832
Engraulus encrasicholus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Engraulus encrasicholus (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Ansjovis Afrikaans Namibia Click here to show the literature
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Açuga Albanian Albania Click here to show the literature
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Anshuga Arabic Egypt Click here to show the literature
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Bh'aytyrah Arabic Lebanon Click here to show the literature
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Rykoû Arabic Lebanon Click here to show the literature
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Hamsia Bulgarian Bulgaria Click here to show the literature
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Anxova Catalan Spain Click here to show the literature
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Seitó Catalan Spain Click here to show the literature
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Brgljun Croatian Croatia Click here to show the literature
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Incok Croatian Croatia Click here to show the literature
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Incun Croatian Croatia Click here to show the literature
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Kurcilj Croatian Croatia Click here to show the literature
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Mincun Croatian Croatia Click here to show the literature
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Ancovicka Czech Czech Republic Click here to show the literature
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Anšovicka Czech Czech Republic Click here to show the literature
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Anšovka obecná Czech Czech Republic Click here to show the literature
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Sardel ka Czech Czech Republic Click here to show the literature
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Sardel obecná Czech Czech Republic Click here to show the literature
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Sardelka obecná Czech Czech Republic Click here to show the literature
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Sardelle Czech Czech Republic Click here to show the literature
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Sardinka Czech Czech Republic Click here to show the literature
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Ansjos Danish Denmark Click here to show the literature
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Europæisk ansjos Danish - Click here to show the literature
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Europæisk ansjos Danish Denmark Click here to show the literature
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Ansjovis Dutch Netherlands Click here to show the literature
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Ansjovis Dutch Portuguese
Ansjovispastei Dutch Netherlands Click here to show the literature
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Gezouten ansjovis Dutch Netherlands Click here to show the literature
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Anchovy English - Click here to show the literature
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Anchovy English Azores Is Click here to show the literature
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Anchovy English Mauritania Click here to show the literature
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Anchovy English Namibia Click here to show the literature
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Anchovy English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Anchovy English USA Click here to show the literature
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Anchovy paste English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Black Sea Anchovy English Russia Click here to show the literature
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European anchovy English Azores Is Click here to show the literature
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European anchovy English Estonia Click here to show the literature
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European anchovy English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Italian sardel English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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South African anchovy English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Southern African anchovy English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Southern anchovy English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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anšoovis Estonian Estonia Click here to show the literature
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Bornu Ewe Ghana Click here to show the literature
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Ansjos Faroese Faeroe Is Click here to show the literature
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Anjovistahna Finnish Finland Click here to show the literature
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Kovasuolattu njovis Finnish Finland Click here to show the literature
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Sardelli Finnish Finland Click here to show the literature
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Amplovo French France Click here to show the literature
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Anchois French - Click here to show the literature
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Anchois French France Click here to show the literature
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Anchois French Mauritania Click here to show the literature
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Anchois French Togo Click here to show the literature
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Anchois commun French - Click here to show the literature
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Anchois commun French France Click here to show the literature
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Anchois de l'Afrique australe French France Click here to show the literature
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Anchois européen French - Click here to show the literature
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Anchois européen French France Click here to show the literature
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Anchois italien French France Click here to show the literature
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Carne a carne French France Click here to show the literature
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Anchovies German - Click here to show the literature
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Anchovis German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Europäische Sardelle German - Click here to show the literature
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Europäische Sardelle German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Sardellenpaste German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Ansjósa Icelandic Iceland Click here to show the literature
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Acciuga Italian - Click here to show the literature
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Acciuga Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Acciuga di Faro Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Acciughe alla carne Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Aguzza Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Alaisc Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Alaisce Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Alece Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Aliccia Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Alice Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Alice 'e sperone Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Alice anure Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Alicia Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Alla carne Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Allievi Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Amaredda Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Anchio' Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Ancidda Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Ancina Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Ancioia Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Ancioja Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Anciojarina Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Anciova Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Anciovitta Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Anciua Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Anciue Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Anciuin Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Ancivu Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Bagigi Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Cicinielli janculilli Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Corinedda Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Gianchetti Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Gianchetu d'anciua Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Lice Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Masculina Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Masculinu 'mperiali Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Mieze alica Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Nudini Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Nunnata Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Paase Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Paasette Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Pasta d'acciughe Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Sardon Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Sardone Italian - Click here to show the literature
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Anchobi pêsuto Japanese Japan Click here to show the literature
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Katakuchiiwashi Japanese Japan Click here to show the literature
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anšovs Latvian Latvia Click here to show the literature
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anšiuvis Lithuanian Lithuania Click here to show the literature
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Incova Maltese Malta Click here to show the literature
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Nemusa Maltese Malta Click here to show the literature
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Nemusa rasha morra Maltese Malta Click here to show the literature
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Gíavros Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Pásta anchouia Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Γαύρος Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Χαψί Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Ansjos Norwegian Norway Click here to show the literature
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Ansjospostei Norwegian Norway Click here to show the literature
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Biqueira Portuguese Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Pasta de anchoa Portuguese Portugal Click here to show the literature
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Hamsia Romanian Romania Click here to show the literature
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Hamsa Russian Russia Click here to show the literature
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Khamsa Russian Russia Click here to show the literature
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Khamsa Russian Ukraine Click here to show the literature
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Brgljun Serbian Serbia and Montenegro Click here to show the literature
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Mincun Serbian Serbia and Montenegro Click here to show the literature
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Pankan muntali Serer Senegal Click here to show the literature
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Sardon Slovenian Slovenia Click here to show the literature
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Anchoa Spanish Canary Is Click here to show the literature
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Anchoa Spanish Mauritania Click here to show the literature
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Anchoa Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Anchoa de Africa austral Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Anchoa europea Spanish - Click here to show the literature
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Anchoa europea Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Bocareu Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Bocarte Spanish - Click here to show the literature
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Boquerón Spanish - Click here to show the literature
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Boquerón Spanish Mauritania Click here to show the literature
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Boquerón Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Carne con carne Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Longorón Spanish Canary Is Click here to show the literature
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Pasta fermentada de anchoas Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Ansjovis Swedish Sweden Click here to show the literature
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Ansjovispastej Swedish Sweden Click here to show the literature
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Kapansjovis Swedish Sweden Click here to show the literature
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Sardell Swedish Sweden Click here to show the literature
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Hamsi Turkish Turkey Click here to show the literature
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Hamsi baligi Turkish Turkey Click here to show the literature
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Hamsi macunu Turkish Turkey Click here to show the literature
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Galadakh Wolof Senegal Click here to show the literature
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Youssou nokoum Wolof Mauritania Click here to show the literature
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Classification:
Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Clupeiformes
Family Engraulidae
Genus Engraulis
Distribution: Eastern Atlantic: Bergen, Norway to East London, South Africa (perhaps reaching Durban) (Ref. 10000). Also all of Mediterranean, Black and Azov seas, with stray individuals in Suez Canal and Gulf of Suez; also recorded from St. Helena (Ref. 189). Reported from Estonia (Ref. 33247).
Additional data: -
Source database: FishBase, Jan 2011
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: -
Online resource: http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.php?ID=66
CoL taxon LSID: urn:lsid:catalogueoflife.org:taxon:d131dabd-2dc5-11e0-98c6-2ce70255a436:col20110201