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Encrasicholina gloria  Hata & Motomura, 2016

Red Sea anchovy
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Clupeiformes (Herrings) > Engraulidae (Anchovies) > Engraulinae
Etymology: Encrasicholina: Greek, egkrasicholos, -os, -on = mixed with spleen;  gloria: Name from Latin 'gloria' meaning 'glory', referring to the brilliant silver stripe along the body.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; pelagic-neritic.   Tropical

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Western Indian Ocean: Persian Gulf (Oman, Khasab), Red Sea (Egypt and Saudi Arabia) and from the eastern Mediterranean (Israel).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 7.2 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 116573)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

This species is distinguished by the following set of characters: dorsal and anal fins possess two unbranched rays; pseudobranchial filaments 21-25; upper series of gill rakers 22-26 (22, 24) on 1st gill arch, lower 29-33 (30, 31), total 51-59 (54); upper series of gill rakers 15-16 (16) on 2nd gill arch, lower 26-29 (263), total 42-45 (42); upper series of gill rakers 12-14 (12) on 3rd gill arch, lower 14-15 (14), total 26-29 (26); upper series of gill rakers 9-11 (11) on 4th gill arch, lower 10-12 (11), total 19-23 (22); prepelvic scutes 3-6 (4); posterior tip of the upper jaw not reaching to anterior margin of preopercle; length of first unbranched dorsal-fin ray 6.8-7.9% of SL (Ref. 116573).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Hata, H. and H. Motomura, 2016. Two new species of the genus Encrasicholina (Clupeiformes: Engraulidae): E. intermedia from the western Indian Ocean and E. gloria from the Persian Gulf, Red Sea and Mediterranean. Raffles Bull. Zool. 64:79-88. (Ref. 116573)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5039   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.2   ±0.1 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .