Definition of Alosa alosa
1. Noun. European shad.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Alosa Alosa
Literary usage of Alosa alosa
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 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 Günther (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). ..."