Common name of Hiodon alosoides
Common name Laquaiche aux yeux d'or
Language French
Type Vernacular
Official trade name No
Rank 3 - (Other common name)
Country Canada
Locality British Columbia
Ref. Scott, W.B. and E.J. Crossman, 1973
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
Core other/n.a.
1st modifier color pattern(s)
2nd modifier
Remarks 'laquaiche' is probably a composite of 'laque', i.e., varnish and 'aiche', i.e., bait; 'aux yeux 'd'or', i.e., with golden eyes; 'or' from Latin 'aurum' (p. 512 in Ref. 9404) and probably refers to the striking bright yellow color of the large pupils of this species (Ref. 1998).
Entered by Luna, Susan M.
Modified by Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G.
Checked by BĂ©arez, Philippe
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