Anchovy (Engraulis encrasicolus)

An anchovy is a small, common salt-water forage fish of the family Engraulidae.

The 144 species are placed in 17 genera; they are found in the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans, and in the Black Sea and the Mediterranean Sea. Anchovies are usually classified as oily Fish.

Anchovy is one of the emerging species discussed in the NE Atlantic case of ClimeFish.