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Definition of the noun alosa pseudoharengus
What does alosa pseudoharengus mean as a name of something?
- shad-like food fish that runs rivers to spawn; often salted or smoked; sometimes placed in genus Pomolobus
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- scientific name: Pomolobus pseudoharengus
- synonym of Alosa pseudoharengus: alewife
- more generic terms: clupeid / clupeid fish = any of numerous soft-finned schooling food fishes of shallow waters of northern seas
- part: alewife = flesh of shad-like fish abundant along the Atlantic coast or in coastal streams
- member of: Alosa / genus Alosa = shad
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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 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; ...
The Visual Food Encyclopedia (1996)
The alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus)usually measures between 10 and 14 inches but can grow to be 16 inches long. Known as the gaspareau in Canada, it has grayish green dorsal skin, silvery sides, and a single dark spot on the upper part ...
by John F. Mariani
The “alewife” or“springherring” (Alosa pseudoharengus) oftheAtlantic coast spawns infreshwater streamsandis ofsome commercial interest when smoked or pickled. AHawaiian species calledthe“makiawa” (Etrumeus makiawa)is aboutten ...
by Percy Russell, Anita Williams
alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus). An inexpensive edible fish belonging to the herring family. Alewives grow to about 10 inches in length and to about a half pound in weight. The fish is rather bony, but the flavor is pleasant ...
by Vin T. Sparano
76" 78" 74 FRESHWATER BAITFISH Alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus) Bitterling (Rhodeus sericeus) Bluehead chub (Nocomis leptocephalus) Bluntnose minnow (Pimephales notatus) Desert pupfish (Cyprinodon macu/arius) Emerald shiner ...
by Peter C. Holloran
Small Atlantic coast fish (Alosa pseudoharengus) like herring. They swim from the sea to breed in New England rivers each May. Early settlers depended on ...
From Genome to Environment
This software package includes bioenergetics models for a large variety of fishes: alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus), Atlantic herring (Clupea harengus), bloater ( Coregonus hoyi), bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus), bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix), ...
An Encyclopedia by James Ciment
Entering the Great Lakes in the 1950s, these small, silver, bony, oceanic fish, Alosa pseudoharengus, have established themselves in Lake Michigan and Lake Huron, reducing the populations of native herring, white fish, and perch.
An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features by Joyce A. Quinn, Susan L. Woodward
alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus), and zebra mussels ( Dreissena polymorpha) displace or damage native species. Management must involve many ...
Dictionary of Food (2009)
International Food and Cooking Terms from A to Z by Charles Sinclair
alewife UnitedStates Amember ofthe herring family, Alosa pseudoharengus, similar to the ...
by International Food Information Service
Alewife Marine fish species (Alosa pseudoharengus) belonging to the herring family (Clupeidae); occurs in marine and estuarine waters along the Atlantic coast of North America. Marketed in fresh, dried/salted, smoked and frozen form; ...
Environmental Change and Human Society
and alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus) into the Great Lakes via the Erie and Welland Canals in 1921 ...
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