Agrakhan shad

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

The Agrakhan shad lives in the pelagic, brackish environment.

Agrakhan shad (Alosa sphaerocephala) is clearly distinguishable from other shads of the basin by its deep head and body, and large eyes. It is only known from the Northern Caspian, and never enters rivers. More

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Common names

Agrakhan shad in English
Agrakhan-stamsild in Danish (dansk)
Agrakhana shad in English
Argakhanskaja puzanok in Russian (русский язык)
Argakhanskii puzanok in Russian (русский язык)
Kruglogolovyi ili Agrakhanskii puzanok in Russian (русский язык)
Placka kulohlavá in Czech (česky)
Puzanek agrachanski in Polish (polski)
Shag Mahi Agrakhan in Farsi
Shag Mahi Agrakhan in Persian (‫فارسی)
пузанок аграханский in Russian (русский язык)
пузанок круглоголовый in Russian (русский язык)
圆头西鲱 in Mandarin Chinese
圓頭西鯡 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Clupeiformes
Family : Clupeidae
Genus : Alosa
Species : Alosa sphaerocephala
Authority : Berg, 1913