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Alosa finta algeriensis (non Regan, 1916)
Misapplied name for Alosa fallax (non Regan, 1916)
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Alosa; Species: finta algeriensis; (non Regan, 1916)
  Current accepted name :   
No
  Status details:   
misapplied name, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
A valid species.
  Etymology of Generic name : 
 
Latin, alausa = a fish cited by Ausonius and Latin, halec = pickle, dealing with the Greek word hals = salt; it is also the old Saxon name for shad = "alli" ; 1591 (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
 
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Misapplied name
 
 

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