CZ EN
SEARCH  

Taxon profile

species

American Shad
Alosa sapidissima (Wilson, 1811)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Clupeiformes »  family Clupeidae - herrings, shads, sardines and allies »  genus Alosa

Scientific synonyms

Alosa praestabilis DeKay, 1842
Clupea indigena Mitchill, 1814
Clupea sapidissima Wilson, 1811

Other names

= Atlantic Shad
= Common Shad
= Connecticut River Shad
= Herring Jack
= North River Shad
= Potomac Shad

[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/709]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Alosa sapidissima (Wilson, 1811)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [1584]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [191206]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Alosa sapidissima (Wilson, 1811)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 2. Nozdratí (Sarcopterygii), paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii) /mnohoploutví (Polypteriformes) – bezostní (Clupeiformes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 64 pp. [as Alosa sapidissima (Wilson, 1811)]
Data retrieved on: 5 June 2013

Contributions to BioLib

Help us to expand this encyclopedia! If you are logged in, you can add new subtaxa, vernacular and scientific names, texts, images or intertaxon relationships for this taxon.

Names (not confirmed) - 1
Comments