Pterengraulis atherinoides

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Pterengraulis atherinoides
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Clupeiformes
Family: Engraulidae
Genus: Pterengraulis
Günther, 1868
Species: P. atherinoides
Binomial name
Pterengraulis atherinoides
(Linnaeus, 1766)

Pterengraulis atherinoides, the wingfin anchovy is a species of anchovy which is found along the Atlantic coast of South America from the Orinoco Delta to Ceará, Brazil. It is the only species in its genus.

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