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Nematalosa arabica (non Regan, 1917)
Misapplied name for Nematalosa resticularia (non Regan, 1917)
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Nematalosa; Species: arabica; (non Regan, 1917)
  Current accepted name :   
  Status details:   
misapplied name, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
BMNH 1962.3.13.9
  Etymology of Generic name : 
Greek, nema, -atos = filament + Latin, alausa = a fish cited by Ausonius and Latin, halec = pickle, dealing with the Greek word hals = salt; it is also the old Saxon name for shad = "alli" ; 1591 (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Misapplied name

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