Deep-bodied herring

The Deep-bodied herring lives in the pelagic-neritic, amphidromous, freshwater, brackish, marine, depth range 0 - 50 m environment.

a deep-bodied herring, Alosa sapidissima, of Europe and North America, that migrates up streams to spawn, used for food. 2. any other fish of the genus Alosa or related genera. 3. any of several unrelated fishes. More

Bunker looks a large, deep-bodied herring or shad can be snagged with a big treble hook and spin-casting outfit. After snagging, cut the bunker into chunks; they make excellent bluefish bait. Some of the biggest blues are caught on bunker. 5. Trolling. More

deep-bodied herring-like marine fish, spawning in rivers. © RM 2009. Helicon Publishing is division of RM. More

Common names

Alose blanche in French (français)
Berza in Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ)
Bhanjee in Gujarati (ગુજરાતી)
Bhilgee in Marathi (मराठी)
Bhiljee in Marathi (मराठी)
Bhitgi in Marathi (मराठी)
Bolinaw in Bikol
Cá com in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cancang in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Choodah in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Choodah in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Deep herring in English
Deep-bodied herring in English
Hvid sardin in Danish (dansk)
Jegor in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Katakkhao in Thai (ไทย)
Kavallu in Telugu (తెలుగు)
Mangsi in Tagalog
Mangsi in Visayan
Mattileesia in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Mittoo in Urdu (‫اردو)
Motwa in Gujarati (ગુજરાતી)
Nga-baw-ngan in Burmese (ဗမာစာ)
Northern herring in English
Pangkah in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Pangkah, Penkah in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Penkah in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Salinda in Sinhalese (සිංහල)
sardina blanca in Spanish (español)
Sleď obrněný in Czech (česky)
Sudu sudaya in Sinhalese (සිංහල)
Swadi in Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ)
Swadi balanjil in Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ)
Tamban putih in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Tembang putih in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Vellikasu in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Veloori in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
white sardine in English
Zinab in Arabic (‫العربية)
भिळगी in Marathi (मराठी)
भिळजी in Marathi (मराठी)
ભાંજે in Gujarati (ગુજરાતી)
મોત્વા  in Gujarati (ગુજરાતી)
சூட in Tamil (தமிழ்)
சூடை in Tamil (தமிழ்)
மட்டீலீசீயா  in Tamil (தமிழ்)
மட்டீளிசியா in Tamil (தமிழ்)
வெள்ளிக் காசு in Tamil (தமிழ்)
வெள்ளீகாசு  in Tamil (தமிழ்)
కావల్లు in Telugu (తెలుగు)
ಬೆರಜ in Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ)
ಸ್ವಾದಿ  in Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ)
ಸ್ವಾದಿ ಬಾಲಂಜಿಲ್   in Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ)
ചൂട in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
വേളൂരി in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
กะตักขาว in Thai (ไทย)
叶鲱 in Mandarin Chinese
玉鱗魚 in Mandarin Chinese
玉鳞鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
葉鯡 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Clupeiformes
Family : Clupeidae
Genus : Escualosa
Species : Escualosa thoracata
Authority : Valenciennes, 1847