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Noun1.Pomolobus - genus to which the alewife is sometimes assignedPomolobus - genus to which the alewife is sometimes assigned
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
Clupeidae, family Clupeidae - herrings; shad; sardines; etc.
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XXVIII" are represented the Tailor Herring (Pomolobus mediocris [.
He also notes that alewives (Pomolobus pseudoharengus) enter the Miramichi in mid- and late-June in huge numbers, and that these abundant prey might draw the attention of piscivorous birds away from salmon parr, an effect that would be independent of rainfall.