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Definition of the noun alosa
What does alosa mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonym of Alosa: genus Alosa
- more generic term: fish genus = any of various genus of fish
- member of: Clupeidae / family Clupeidae = herrings; shad; sardines
Phrases with Alosa
Phrases starting with the word Alosa:
- Alosa Rusa
- Alosa Toli
- Alosa agone
- alosa alosa
- Alosa Ficta
- Alosa Finta
- Alosa Minor
- Alosa Teres
- Alosa brevis
- Alosa caspia
- Alosa fallax
- Alosa Musica
- Alosa Bishopi
- Alosa Cuvieri
- Alosa pontica
- Alosa Sardina
- Alosa tanaica
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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.
An Isotopic Analysis of Ecosystem Connectivity: Are Anadromous Alosa Herring Marine Nutrient Vectors? (2008)
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 ...
From Africanized Honey Bees to Zebra Mussels by Susan L. Woodward, Joyce A. Quinn
“Alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus).” Introduced Species Summary Project, Columbia University, 2002. http://www.columbia.edu/itc/cerc/danoff-burg/ invasion_bio/inv_spp_summ/ alewife.html. Fuller, Pam, Erynn Maynard, and David Raikow.
The Clupeida, with non-projecting upper jaws, are divided into various genera, as Clupea, Sardinella, Harengula, Pellona, Meletta, Alosa, and others. A distinction was formerly made between a genus Alosa, characterized by an emargination ...
and genus Alosa. Shad grow to a larger size than herring and differ from them in the absence of teeth in the jaws and in the form of the cheek, this being deeper than long in ...
by Ian Crofton
or the allis shad (Alosa alosa). It was once the custom to present such a fish, if caught, to the oldest member of the crew, who would pass it round the 'skuddingpole' while the others ...
Hum - Jom
Alosa. Form symmetrical. Vertebrae very numerous; ribs sternal. A notch in the middle of the upper jaw. 1. A. elongate. Genus VII. Megalops. Resembles alosa; but has a very large eye. Last dorsal terminates in a filament 1.
The 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 ...
Dictionary of Flavors (2008)
by Dolf De Rovira
Shad (Alosa spp.) — Including American shad (A. sapidissima), twaite shad (A. fallax), allis shad (A. alosa), alewife (A. psuedoharengus). Mullet (Mugil spp.) ...
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Alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus)
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