Stolephorus is a genus of ray-finned fish in the family Engraulidae.

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Indian anchovy (S. indicus)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Clupeiformes
Family: Engraulidae
Subfamily: Engraulinae
Genus: Stolephorus
Lacépède, 1803
Type species
Stolephorus commersonnii
Lacepède, 1803

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There are currently 20 recognized species in this genus:[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). Species of Stolephorus in FishBase. February 2013 version.
  2. ^ "Four new species of Clupeoid fishes (Clupeidae and Engraulidae) from Austrailian waters by Thosaporn Wongratana Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 100:104-111 (1987)i".
  • ADW
  • Tham, A.K., A contribution to the study of the growth of members of the genus Stolephorus Lacépède in Singapore Strait. Proc. IPFC 12(2):1-25. 1967.

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