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Blueback Herring

Alosa aestivalis (Mitchill 1814)


Alosa aestivalis (Blueback Herring) is a species of ray-finned fishes in the family herrings. They are listed as vulnerable by IUCN. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to Atlantic Ocean. Individuals can grow to 40.0 cm. They have sexual reproduction. They rely on swimming to move around.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Blueback Herring. View this species on GBIF