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Document And Entity Information - shares
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2016
Apr. 28, 2016
Entity Registrant Name Anika Therapeutics, Inc.  
Entity Central Index Key 0000898437  
Trading Symbol anik  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Voluntary Filers No  
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding (in shares)   14,330,582
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2016  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2016  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Amendment Flag false