Common name of Hiodon alosoides
 
Common name Shad mooneye
Language English
Type Vernacular
Official trade name No
Rank 3 - (Other common name)
Country Canada
Locality
Ref. Scott, W.B. and E.J. Crossman, 1973
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
Core primary lexeme
1st modifier color pattern(s)
2nd modifier
Remarks 'Shad', i.e., term used for any clupeiform fish that differ from the typical herring in having a relatively deep body and in being anadromous and that are extremely important food fishes of Europe and No. America (p. 1079 in Ref. 11978); 'mooneye', i.e., term used to refer to fish of the genus Hiodon that ressemble shad (p. 770 in Ref. 11978).
 
Entered by Luna, Susan M.
Modified by Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G.
Checked by Palomares, Maria Lourdes D.
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