Definition of Genus Pomolobus

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

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

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pomolobus

genus Polyergus
genus Polygala
genus Polygonatum
genus Polygonia
genus Polygonum
genus Polyodon
genus Polypedates
genus Polypodium
genus Polyporus
genus Polyprion
genus Polystichum
genus Pomacanthus
genus Pomacentrus
genus Pomaderris
genus Pomatomus
genus Pomolobus (current term)
genus Pomoxis
genus Poncirus
genus Pongamia
genus Pongo
genus Pontederia
genus Pooecetes
genus Popillia
genus Populus
genus Porcellio
genus Poronotus
genus Porphyra
genus Porphyrio
genus Porphyrula
genus Portulaca

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, ..."

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