Alosa curensis (Suvorov, 1907)
Kura shad
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Family:  Clupeidae (Herrings, shads, sardines, menhadens), subfamily: Alosinae
Max. size:  19 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  Europe and Asia: Caspian Sea in the vicinities of the Kura River, Azerbaijan.
Biology:  A poorly studied species which occurs in brackish water (Ref. 593).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 17 July 2017 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 08.04.98
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 18.07.13

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