Taxon profile


Black-spined Herring
Alosa kessleri (Grimm, 1887)

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

Scientific synonyms

Clupea kessleri Grimm, 1887
Clupeonella kessleri (Grimm, 1887)
Alosa pontica kessleri (Grimm, 1887)
Caspialosa kessleri kessleri (Grimm, 1887)
Caspialosa caspia kessleri (Grimm, 1887)
Caspialosa kessleri (Grimm, 1887)
Caspialosa kessleri bergi Tanassiychuk, 1940
Caspialosa volgensis bergi Tanassiychuk, 1940
Caspialosa kessleri volgensis imitans Berg, 1948
Caspialosa volgensis imitans Berg, 1948

Other names

= Blackback
= Blacknose
= Blackspine Herring

Least Concern LC

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [1580]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/702]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Alosa kessleri (Grimm, 1887)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [304340]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Alosa kessleri (Grimm, 1887)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
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 Caspialosa kessleri (Grimm, 1887)]
Data retrieved on: 5 June 2013

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