Common name of Lovettia sealii
Common name Derwent whitebait
Language English
Type Vernacular
Official trade name No
Rank 3 - (Other common name)
Country Australia
Ref. Allen, G.R., 1989
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
Core other/n.a.
1st modifier person (eponym)
2nd modifier
Remarks 'whitebait', from 'white', from Indo-European '*kwitnos' or '*kwidnos', formed from same base as Sanskrit 'sveta', i.e., white and Russian 'svet', i.e., light (p. 573, Ref. 11979); and 'bait', i.e., cause to bite, from Old Norse 'beita', i.e., 'fish bait' (p. 47, Ref. 19979).
Entered by Torres, Armi G.
Modified by Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G.
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