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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 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 ...
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.
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.
by J. G. Heck
The Clwpeidce, with non-projecting upper jaws, are divided into various genera, as Clupea, Sardinella, Harengula, Pellona, Meletta, Alosa, ...
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; ...
Dictionary 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.) ...
by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby
and genus Alosa. Shad grow to a ...
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 ...
London 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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