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common name for members of the large, widely distributed family Clupeidae, comprising many species of marine and freshwater food fishes, including the sardine (Sardinia), the menhaden (Brevoortia and Ethmidium), and the shad (Alosa).
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Pomolobus pseudoharengus. A food fish of the herring family that is very abundant on the Atlantic coast.
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