Definition of Pomolobus

1. Noun. Genus to which the alewife is sometimes assigned.

Exact synonyms: Genus Pomolobus
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Clupeidae, Family Clupeidae



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pomolobus

Pomacentrus
Pomacentrus leucostictus
Pomaderris
Pomaderris apetala
Pomatomidae
Pomatomus
Pomatomus saltatrix
Pomerania
Pomeranian
Pomeranians
Pomeroy
Pomeroy's operation
Pommyland
Pomo
Pomoan
Pomolobus (current term)
Pomolobus pseudoharengus
Pomoxis
Pomoxis annularis
Pomoxis nigromaculatus
Pompe's disease
Pompe disease
Pompeian
Pompeian red
Pompeiana
Pompeians
Pompeii
Pompeiian
Pompeiians
Pompey

Literary usage of Pomolobus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"The species becomes land-locked in the Ohio River, where it thrives as to numbers, but remains lean and almost useless as food. The glut-herring, Pomolobus ..."

2. A Guide to the Study of Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1905)
"The skipjack of the Gulf of Mexico, Pomolobus ... Alewife, Pomolobus pseudoharengus (Wilson). Potomac River. shad of the Gulf of Mexico (Alosa ..."

3. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1882)
"Pomolobus pseudoharengus (Wilson). ALEWIFE; BRANCH HERRING. Seven specimens, 1.75 to ... Pomolobus festival is (Mitchill). GLUT HERRING; SUMMER HERRING. ..."

4. Reports of the North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1907)
"Pomolobus mediocris. The hickory shad ranges along the east coast from Massachusetts to Florida, often occurring in abundance at the extremes of its range. ..."

5. On the Zoological Position of Texas by Edward Drinker Cope (1880)
"US Fish Commission. Photograph. US Fish Commission. Pomolobus ... Newfoundland to Florida. Photograph. Photo-engraving. Pomolobus ..."

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