Dorosoma

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Dorosoma
Dorosoma cepedianum GLERL.jpg
Dorosoma cepedianum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Clupeiformes
Family: Clupeidae
Subfamily: Dorosomatinae
Genus: Dorosoma
Rafinesque, 1820
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Dorosoma is a genus of gizzard shads, fish of the herring family Clupeidae. The five species are native to the New World, and are known from both freshwater and the waters of estuaries and bays.

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