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Noun1.Alosa - shadAlosa - shad          
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
Clupeidae, family Clupeidae - herrings; shad; sardines; etc.
shad - herring-like food fishes that migrate from the sea to fresh water to spawn
Alosa pseudoharengus, Pomolobus pseudoharengus, alewife - shad-like food fish that runs rivers to spawn; often salted or smoked; sometimes placed in genus Pomolobus
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Rre Moabi o tlhaloseditse BOPA fa ba ipeetse seelo sa go alosa baithuti ba le masome a mabedi le boferabongwe mme go se motlhofo ka bangwe ba felela ba tlogela mo tseleng.
Alosa aestivalis 6 (Mitchill, 1814) Menhaden, Brevoortia gunteri 8 Hildebrand, 1948 Order: Cyprinodontiformes Family: Fundulidae Killifish.
Abstract--This study assessed the aging techniques and growth rates of river herring, the alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus) and blueback herring (Alosa aestivalis), in the tributaries of the Potomac River in northern Virginia.
Seven fish species were identified: allis shad (Alosa alosa), European eel (Anguilla anguilla), gudgeon (Gobio gobio), roach (Rutilus rutilus), Mediterranean barbel (Barbus meridionalis), chub (Squalius cephalus) and tench (Tinca tinca).
30,88 0.09 1.624,06 4.75 Clupeidae Odontognathus compressus 435,54 1.27 Harengula jaguana 388,53 1.14 Opisthonema oglinum 343,45 1.00 Alosa sp.
Water flowed through the passage, ready to welcome the annual spring migration of alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus), and enable these fish to reach the lake for the first time in more than 100 years.
That floored me.But it was Jorim Alosa who knocked me out.
Luo is a consultant for Alosa Health and Health Action International.
Several pelagic fish species such as Bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix) and Twaite shad (Alosa agone), are also accidentally caught in bottom trawl fisheries but they are generally discarded excluding those large enough to be commercially marketed.
Concordant with the increase in mussel numbers was a decrease in invasive Alewife Alosa pseudoharengus (Bunnell et al., 2015; Warner et al., 2015), which are known to have negative impacts on numerous Lake Michigan fish species via predation on larvae and smaller individuals (Madenjian et al, 2008).
This concluding volume of a swashbuckling duology continues the high-seas adventures of seventeen-year-old Alosa, half-human, half-siren, and all pirate.