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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlosa pseudoharengus (Wilson, 1811) 
AphiaID: 158669

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)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlosa Linck, 1790
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClupea megalops Rafinesque, 1818
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClupea parvula Mitchill, 1814
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClupea pseudoharengus Wilson, 1811
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClupea vernalis Mitchill, 1815
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClupea virescens DeKay, 1842
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeletta venosa Valenciennes, 1847
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPomolobus pseudoharengus (Wilson, 1811)
Sources  basis of record Scott, W.B. and M.G. Scott. 1988. Atlantic fishes of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences No. 219. 731 p. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAmerikaanse rivierharing  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsawbelliesUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgaspereauUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgaspareauUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorale-wifeTrusted: edited by a thematic editoralewife  [details]
French Trusted: edited by a thematic editorgaspareau  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGazi Bay [details]
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 editorClavellisa cordata Wilson C.B., 1915 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (52 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (111 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 (104 nucleotides; 60 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 shrimps, small fishes, diatoms, copepods and ostracods [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Gulf of St. Lawrence and Nova Scotia to North Carolina [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat anadromous species, spawn in freshwater, landlock populations also exist; found at sea at depths of 5- 145 m [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, white perch, Atlantic salmon, striped bass and sea birds [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Migrate to (freshwater) lakes and rivers to spawn during spring; external fertilization [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158669
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 pseudoharengus. 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=158669 on 2014-09-16
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