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Clupea alosoides Rafinesque, 1819
Synonym for Hiodon alosoides Rafinesque, 1819
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Clupea; Species: alosoides; Original reference
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senior synonym, original combination
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  Etymology of Generic name : 
Latin, clupea = sardine, derived from Clupeus = shield; doubtless a reference to the scales covering the body of the fish + Greek, odous = teeth (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
alosoides --- shadlike, referring to its general shape and similarity to Alosa, Clupeidae (Ref. 1998).
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