genus Alosa


genus Alosa
noun
shad
Syn: ↑Alosa
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Clupeidae, ↑family Clupeidae
Member Meronyms: ↑shad, ↑alewife, ↑Alosa pseudoharengus, ↑Pomolobus pseudoharengus

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  • Alosa — Finte (Alosa fallax) Systematik Unterkohorte: Clupeomorpha Ordnung: Heri …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Alosa — n. the genus comprising the most common varieties of shad. It replaces the older term {{Clupea}}. See also {shad}. Syn: genus {Alosa}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alosa — noun shad • Syn: ↑genus Alosa • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Clupeidae, ↑family Clupeidae • Member Meronyms: ↑shad, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alosa maeotica — Taxobox name = Alosa maeotica status = DD | status system = IUCN2.3 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Clupeiformes familia = Clupeidae genus = Alosa species = A. maeotica binomial = Alosa maeotica binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • Alosa pontica — Taxobox name = Alosa pontica status = DD regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Clupeiformes familia = Clupeidae genus = Alosa species = A. pontica binomial = Alosa pontica binomial authority = (Eichwald, 1838)… …   Wikipedia

  • Alosa vistonica — Taxobox name = Alosa vistonica status = CR | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Clupeiformes familia = Clupeidae genus = Alosa species = A. vistonica binomial = Alosa vistonica binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • Alosa pseudoharengus — noun shad like food fish that runs rivers to spawn; often salted or smoked; sometimes placed in genus Pomolobus • Syn: ↑alewife, ↑Pomolobus pseudoharengus • Hypernyms: ↑clupeid fish, ↑clupeid • Member Holonyms: ↑Alosa, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alosa alosa — Shad Shad (sh[a^]d), n. sing. & pl. [AS. sceadda a kind of fish, akin to Prov. G. schade; cf. Ir. & Gael. sgadan a herring, W. ysgadan herrings; all perhaps akin to E. skate a fish.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of food fishes of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alosa finta — Shad Shad (sh[a^]d), n. sing. & pl. [AS. sceadda a kind of fish, akin to Prov. G. schade; cf. Ir. & Gael. sgadan a herring, W. ysgadan herrings; all perhaps akin to E. skate a fish.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of food fishes of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alosa sapidissima — Shad Shad (sh[a^]d), n. sing. & pl. [AS. sceadda a kind of fish, akin to Prov. G. schade; cf. Ir. & Gael. sgadan a herring, W. ysgadan herrings; all perhaps akin to E. skate a fish.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of food fishes of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English