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Anchovy | Anchoveta | Anchoa

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Local Name: Anchoveta, Anchoa
Commercial Name: Anchovy
Latin Name: Engraulis Ringens
Main Markets: Spain, USA, Morocco, South Africa
Supply: All year (Migratory along Chilean coast
Average Size: 14cm


Anchovies are a family (Engraulidae) of small, common salt-water forage fish. There are 144 species in 17 genera, found in the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Anchovies are usually classified as an oily fish.