Australian anchovy

Australian Anchovy
Drawing by Dr Tony Ayling
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Clupeiformes
Family: Engraulidae
Genus: Engraulis
Species: E. australis
Binomial name
Engraulis australis
(J. White, 1790)

The Australian anchovy, Engraulis australis, is an anchovy of the family Engraulidae, found off south east Australia, and around New Zealand.

The Australian anchovy feeds on plankton.


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