Pomolobus pseudoharengus

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Related to Pomolobus pseudoharengus: rainbow smelt, Alosa pseudoharengus
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Noun1.Pomolobus pseudoharengus - shad-like food fish that runs rivers to spawnPomolobus pseudoharengus - shad-like food fish that runs rivers to spawn; often salted or smoked; sometimes placed in genus Pomolobus
clupeid, clupeid fish - any of numerous soft-finned schooling food fishes of shallow waters of northern seas
alewife - flesh of shad-like fish abundant along the Atlantic coast or in coastal streams
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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.
Notes on the relationship between the freshwater mussel Anodonta implicata Say and the alewife Pomolobus pseudoharengus (Wilson).