Definition of Alosa alosa

1. Noun. European shad.

Exact synonyms: Allice, Allice Shad, Allis, Allis Shad
Generic synonyms: Shad



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alosa Alosa

Alogians
Aloha State
Alois Senefelder
Alonso
Alonzo
Alopecurus
Alopecurus pratensis
Alopex
Alopex lagopus
Alopiidae
Alopius
Alopius vulpinus
Alor Setar
Alora
Alosa
Alosa alosa
Alosa chrysocloris
Alosa pseudoharengus
Alosa sapidissima
Alost
Aloys Senefelder
Aloysius
Alp protease
Alpen
Alpena
Alpers disease
Alpert syndrome
Alpes-Maritimes
Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
Alpestrine

Literary usage of Alosa alosa

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1. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"... the Ohio River shad (Alosa ohiensis), very lately discovered, the Allice shad (alosa alosa) of Europe, and the Thwaite shad ..."

2. Geology of New Jersey by New Jersey Geological Survey, George Hammell Cook (1868)
"... but appears annually along our coast in September. Occasionally they enter Delaware Bay, but never come to strictly fresh water. Genus ALOSA. Alosa ..."

3. The Fishes of Zanzibar: Acanthopterygii by Robert Lambert Playfair, Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf G√ľnther (1866)
"East coast of Africa. Indian Ocean and Archipelago. 415. ALOSA. Alosa venenosa. Meletta venenosa, Cuv. ..."

4. Migratory Fishes of South America: Biology, Fisheries and Conservation Status by Joachim Carolsfeld (2003)
"In France, dams on the Rhone have reduced access to spawning grounds of shad (Alosa alosa), sturgeon (A. sturio) and lamprey (P. marinus). ..."

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