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Alosa africana Regan, 1916
Synonym for Alosa algeriensis Regan, 1916
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Alosa; Species: africana; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
No
  Status details:   
junior synonym, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
Alosa africana sometimes considered as hybrid between Alosa alosa and Alosa fallax (Ref. 188), synonym of Alosa algeriensis (Ref. 13696) or synonym of Alosa agone (Ref. 47607).
  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:   
Synonym
 
 
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