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Alosa pontica nigrescens Antipa, 1904
Ambiguous synonym for Alosa immaculata Antipa, 1904
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Alosa; Species: pontica nigrescens; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
  Status details:   
questionable, original combination
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  Comment :   
Variety, as pontica var. nigrescens. Considered as a synonym of A. immaculata Kottelat (Ref. 13696:38).
  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:   
Ambiguous synonym

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