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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 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 previewAn 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 ...

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 (1851)

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 ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1916)

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 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Scottish Phrase and Fable (2012)

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 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1856)

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.

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 previewDictionary 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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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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