Taxon profile


Caspian Shad
Alosa caspia caspia (Eichwald, 1838)

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

Scientific synonyms

Clupea caspia Eichwald, 1838
Caspialosa caspia (Eichwald, 1838)
Caspialosa caspia aestuarina Berg, 1932
Alosa alosa bulgarica Drensky, 1934
Caspialosa caspia kaidakensis Kazancheev, 1936
Caspialosa knipowitscha (non Iljin, 1927)
Caspialosa tanaica palaeostomi Sadowsky, 1934
Caspialosa caspia persica Il'in, 1927
Caspialosa caspia salina Svetovidov, 1963
Caspialosa caspia knipowitschi saraica Berg, 1948

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [1577]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []

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.