Saposhnikovi shad

Alewife is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Alosa.

The Saposhnikovi shad lives in the pelagic, potamodromous, freshwater, brackish environment.

Saposhnikovi shad (Alosa saposchnikowii) is a small-sized species that belongs to the group of predatory marine Caspian shads. It winters in the Central and Southern Caspian at depths over 30 m, and starts the run to the Northern Caspian in early spring. It never enters rivers. More

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Common names

Bigeye shad in English
Bol'sheglazyi ili saposhnikovski puzanok in Russian (русский язык)
Bol'sheglazyi puzanok in Russian (русский язык)
Bolsheglaznyi puzanok in Russian (русский язык)
Puzanek wielkooki in Polish (polski)
Puzanok in Russian (русский язык)
Saposhnikovi shad in English
Saposhnikovi-stamsild in Danish (dansk)
Shagmahi-e-cheshm dorosht in Farsi
Shagmahi-e-cheshm dorosht in Persian (‫فارسی)
大眼西鯡 in Mandarin Chinese
大眼西鲱 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Clupeiformes
Family : Clupeidae
Genus : Alosa
Species : Alosa saposchnikowii
Authority : Grimm, 1887