genus Pomolobus

noun
genus to which the alewife is sometimes assigned
Syn: ↑Pomolobus
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Clupeidae, ↑family Clupeidae

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  • Pomolobus — noun genus to which the alewife is sometimes assigned • Syn: ↑genus Pomolobus • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Clupeidae, ↑family Clupeidae * * * pəˈmäləbəs noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pomolobus pseudoharengus — noun shad like food fish that runs rivers to spawn; often salted or smoked; sometimes placed in genus Pomolobus • Syn: ↑alewife, ↑Alosa pseudoharengus • Hypernyms: ↑clupeid fish, ↑clupeid • Member Holonyms: ↑Alosa, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Alosa — noun shad • Syn: ↑Alosa • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Clupeidae, ↑family Clupeidae • Member Meronyms: ↑shad, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • fish genus — noun any of various genus of fish • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Cyprinus, ↑genus Cyprinus, ↑Abramis, ↑genus Abramis, ↑Tinca, ↑genus Tinca, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Clupeidae — noun herrings; shad; sardines; etc. • Syn: ↑family Clupeidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Isospondyli, ↑order Isospondyli • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Clupeidae — noun herrings; shad; sardines; etc. • Syn: ↑Clupeidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Isospondyli, ↑order Isospondyli • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shad — Taxobox name = Shads fossil range = fossilrange|55|0 Eocene to Present [cite journal last = Sepkoski first = Jack authorlink = coauthors = title = A compendium of fossil marine animal genera journal = Bulletins of American Paleontology volume =… …   Wikipedia

  • Alosa pseudoharengus — noun shad like food fish that runs rivers to spawn; often salted or smoked; sometimes placed in genus Pomolobus • Syn: ↑alewife, ↑Pomolobus pseudoharengus • Hypernyms: ↑clupeid fish, ↑clupeid • Member Holonyms: ↑Alosa, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alewife — Taxobox name = Alewife image width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Clupeiformes familia = Clupeidae genus = Alosa subgenus = (Pomolobus) species = A. (P.) pseudoharengus binomial = Alosa (Pomolobus)… …   Wikipedia

  • Skipjack shad — Taxobox name = Skipjack shad image width = 250px image caption = regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Clupeiformes familia = Clupeidae genus = Alosa subgenus = (Pomolobus) species = A. (P.) chrysochloris binomial =… …   Wikipedia

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