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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlosa aestivalis (Mitchill, 1814) 
AphiaID: 158667

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClupeiformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClupeidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlosa (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlosa aestivalis (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlosa Linck, 1790
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClupea aestivalis Mitchill, 1814
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClupea fasciata Lesueur, 1818
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPomolobus aestivalis (Mitchill, 1814)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPomolobus cyanonoton Storer, 1848
Sources  basis of record Munroe, T.A. 2000. An overview of the biology, ecology, and fisheries of the clupeoid fishes occurring in the Gulf of Maine. Northeast Fisheries Science Center Reference Document 00-02, 226 p. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblueback herring  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLernaeenicus radiatus Le Sueur, 1824 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClavellisa cordata Wilson C.B., 1915 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErgasilus clupeidarum Johnson S.K. & Rogers, 1972 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (21 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (73 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (34 nucleotides; 18 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feeds on small fishes, copepods, and small shrimps [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Cape Breton south to St. John's River, Florida [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat nektonic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Anadromous species, enters the river only to spawn. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- Commercial [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators Eels, yellow perch and white perch [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Migrate to freshwater lakes and streams; external fertilization, pelagic eggs [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158667
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-26 07:43:32Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Alosa aestivalis (Mitchill, 1814). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158667 on 2014-11-24
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