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Clupea cultriventris Nordmann, 1840
Synonym for Clupeonella cultriventris Nordmann, 1840
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Clupea; Species: cultriventris; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
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  Status details:   
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 : 
 
"cultiventris" is taken from the Latin word, culter, meaning to cultivate. The ventral area of this fish is in the shape of a coulter, a vertical iron cutting blade fixed in front of a ploughshare (Ref. 72389).
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