Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Clupeiformes > Family: Clupeidae > Genus: Alosa > Species: Alosa brashnikovi

Brazhnikov's shad - Alosa brashnikovi (Borodin, 1904)

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Threat and conservation status

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Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Brazhnikov's shad English Fishbase
Caspian marine shad English Fishbase
Doghinskaja seld Russian Fishbase
Slecz agrachanski Polish Fishbase
Sledz bialoglowy Polish Fishbase
Sledz sarynski Polish Fishbase
Sledz wielkooki Polish Fishbase
Slez dolginski Polish Fishbase
Synonym Author
Alosa braschnikowii (Borodin, 1904)
Caspialosa brashnikovi agrachanica Mikhailovsky, 1941
Caspialosa brashnikovi autumnalis Berg, 1915
Caspialosa brashnikovi derzhavini Tarasevich, 1946
Caspialosa brashnikovi kenderlensis Budamshin, 1938
Caspialosa brashnikovi orientalis Mikhailovsky, 1941
Caspialosa brashnikovi sarensis Mikhailovsky, 1941
Caspialosa caspia nigra Kisselevitz, 1923
Caspialosa kisselevitshi Bulgakov, 1926
Caspialosa nirchi Morosov, 1928
Clupea caspiopontica grimmi Borodin, 1904
Clupea curensis (non Suvorov, 1907)
Clupeonella leucocephala Berg, 1913
Clupea caspiopontica braschnikowi Borodin, 1904
Caspialosa brashnikovi (Borodin, 1904)
Alosa braschnikowii agrachanica (Mikhailovsky, 1941)
Alosa braschnikowii autumnalis (Berg, 1915)
Alosa braschnikowii grimmi (Borodin, 1904)
Alosa brashnikowiii kisselewitschi (Bulgakov, 1926)
Alosa braschnikowii nirchi (Morozov, 1928)
Alosa braschnikowii orientalis (Mikhailovsky, 1941)
Alosa braschnikowii sarensis (Mikhailovsky, 1941)
Alosa braschnikovi (Borodin, 1904)

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External data

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