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Definition of the noun alosa

What does alosa mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. shad

Phrases with Alosa

Phrases starting with the word Alosa:

  1. Alosa Rusa
  2. Alosa Toli
  3. Alosa agone
  4. alosa alosa
  5. Alosa Ficta
  6. Alosa Finta
  7. Alosa Minor
  8. Alosa Teres
  9. Alosa brevis
  10. Alosa caspia
  11. Alosa fallax
  12. Alosa Musica
  13. Alosa Bishopi
  14. Alosa Cuvieri
  15. Alosa pontica
  16. Alosa Sardina
  17. Alosa tanaica

Phrases ending with the word Alosa:

  1. genus alosa
  2. Clupea alosa
  3. Species Alosa

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alosa

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Google previewAn Isotopic Analysis of Ecosystem Connectivity: Are ...

The hypothesis for this study is that the pulse of nutrients brought into tidal freshwater streams by the spawning Alosa is a nutrient resource for many stream organisms, including the microbes and bottom-dwelling invertebrates that serve as the ...

Google previewAnnual Reports of Officers, Boards and Institutions of the Commonwealth of Virginia ... (1916)

by Virginia

The word alosa is an old French name for the maifisch. The shad is a member of the herring family, an immense tribe that includes the sardines, the alewives, and many other well-known fishes, and, like them, the shed is a salt water fish.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Invasive Species: From Africanized Honey Bees to Zebra Mussels [2 volumes] (2011)

From Africanized Honey Bees to Zebra Mussels by Susan L. Woodward, Joyce A. Quinn

“Alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus).” Introduced Species Summary Project, Columbia University, 2002. invasion_bio/inv_spp_summ/ alewife.html. Fuller, Pam, Erynn Maynard, and David Raikow.

Google previewIconographic Encyclopaedia of Science, Literature, and Art (1860)

by J. G. Heck

The Clwpeidce, with non-projecting upper jaws, are divided into various genera, as Clupea, Sardinella, Harengula, Pellona, Meletta, Alosa, ...

Google previewDictionary of Cape Breton English (2016)

by William John Davey, Richard P. MacKinnon

It would seem, however, that in general usage herring is used as a generic term to include different species since even the OED defines alewife and gaspereau as “shad or herring” (Alosa pseudoharengus). spring skate noun, usually plural; ...

Google previewDictionary of Flavors (2017)

by Dolf De Rovira, Sr.

Shad (Alosa spp.) – Including American shad (A. sapidissima), twaite shad (A. fallax), allis shad (A. alosa), alewife (A. pseudoharengus). Mullet (Mugil spp.) ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1906)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

and genus Alosa. Shad grow to a ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Animals (2004)

A Complete Visual Guide by Fred Cooke

American shad Alosa sapidissima Lower jaw does not Strongly project when mouth is dosed Cycloid scales are easily lost (decidixmsi Atlantic herring Oupea harengus Distinct ridges (bony striae) on operculum European prlchard Sardina ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

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Alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus)

Alewife. Alosa pseudoharengus.

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Small photo of ROMANIA - CIRCA 1960: a stamp printed in the Romania shows Pontic Shad, Alosa Immaculata, Alosa Pontica, Fish, circa 1960

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Scrabble value of A1L1O1S1A1

The value of this 5-letter word is 5 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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