Allis shad

name = Allis shad

status = DD | status_system = IUCN2.3
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Chordata
classis = Actinopterygii
ordo = Clupeiformes
familia = Clupeidae
genus = "Alosa"
species = "A. alosa"
binomial = "Alosa alosa"
binomial_authority = (Linnaeus, 1758)
synonyms =
The allis shad ("Alosa alosa") is a species of fish in the Clupeidae family. It is found in Algeria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Morocco, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, and the United Kingdom.


* World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1996. [ Alosa alosa] .
* [ 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. ] Downloaded on 03 August 2007.

External links

* [ EU LIFE-Project: The re-introduction of allis shad (Alosa alosa) in the Rhine System]

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