Definition of Genus Pomolobus
1. Noun. Genus to which the alewife is sometimes assigned.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Clupeidae, Family Clupeidae
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pomolobus
Literary usage of Genus Pomolobus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Geology of New Jersey by New Jersey Geological Survey, George Hammell Cook (1868)
"Clupea elongata. Herring. The herring is very abundant at times, and then will be almost unknown to the coast. Genus POMOLOBUS. ..."
2. American Food and Game Fishes: A Popular Account of All the Species Found in by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1902)
"genus Pomolobus RAFINESQUE The Alewives This genus is very close to Clupea from which it seems to differ only in having no teeth on the vomer. ..."
3. Reports of the North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1907)
"Genus POMOLOBUS Rafinesque. Alewives, or River Herrings. Anadromous or fresh-water herrings, scarcely separable generically from the sea herrings; ..."
4. Proceedings of the Ohio Academy of Science: Annual Reports of the 1st-40th by Ohio Academy of Science (1901)
"... 1899 ; Chippewa lake, Ohio river at Bellaire and Licking reservoir, very abundant at the last place, RC Osburn, 1900. Family: Genus: POMOLOBUS. ..."
5. Professional Paper by Geological Survey (U.S.) (1919)
"This scale exactly agrees with the living genus Pomolobus, differing from P. pseudoharengus (Wilson), from Lake Ontario, only in the directly transverse, ..."