Definition of Pomolobus pseudoharengus

1. Noun. Shad-like food fish that runs rivers to spawn; often salted or smoked; sometimes placed in genus Pomolobus.

Exact synonyms: Alewife, Alosa Pseudoharengus
Generic synonyms: Clupeid, Clupeid Fish
Group relationships: Alosa, Genus Alosa
Terms within: Alewife



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pomolobus Pseudoharengus

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

Literary usage of Pomolobus pseudoharengus

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

1. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1920)
"pomolobus pseudoharengus (Wilson). Deep Run and Alloway Creek; common in spring. At Atlantic City few Alosa sapidissima in the spring, and Brevoortia ..."

2. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"210—Alewife, pomolobus pseudoharengus (Wilson). Potomac River. shad of the Gulf of Mexico (Alosa ..."

3. Foods and Their Adulteration: Origin, Manufacture, and Composition of Food by Harvey Washington Wiley (1907)
"The branch herring (pomolobus pseudoharengus) is found along the Atlantic coast as far south as Charleston, entering fresh-water streams to spawn, ..."

4. The New International Encyclopaedia by Herbert Treadwell Wade (1922)
"The Alewife (pomolobus pseudoharengus) is the most abundant food fish in the east coast rivers of the United States, and next to the shad is the most ..."

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