Profile updated on 9 July 2019

SUMMARY

SUMMARY

IDENTIFICATION

SCIENTIFIC NAME(s)

Engraulis ringens

SPECIES NAME(s)

Anchoveta

Anchoveta has a wide geographical distribution in the South Eastern Pacific Ocean, from Zorritos (4°30’ S) in Northern Peru to Chiloé (42°30’ S) in Southern Chile (Serra et al. 1979). There are three different anchoveta (Engraulis ringens) stocks (Cahuin et al. 2015):

1. the Northern-Central Peruvian stock, assessed and managed by Peru;
2. the Southern Peru/ Northern Chile stock (this profile), assessed and managed unilaterally by Peru and Chile. In Chile it corresponds to the regions of Arica and Parinacota, Tarapacá and Antofogasta.
3. the Central-Southern Chile stock, assessed and managed by Chile.


ANALYSIS

Strengths
  • Peruvian and Chilean scientific institutions conduct regular scientific surveys in order to evaluate the biomass of the stock.

FISHSOURCE SCORES

Management Quality:

Management Strategy:

≥ 6

Managers Compliance:

≥ 8

Fishers Compliance:

≥ 8