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sapidissima, Clupea Wilson [A.] 1811:"Clupea" [The Cyclopedic; or, universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and letters. v. 9; ref. 17839] Probably Delaware River at Philadelphia, Pennslyvania, U.S.A. No types known. •Valid as Alosa sapidissima (Wilson 1811) -- (Lee et al. 1980:67 [ref. 22416], Eschmeyer & Herald 1983:71 [ref. 9277], Smith 1986:69 [ref. 22186], Whitehead 1985:206 [ref. 5141], Robins & Ray 1986:68 [ref. 23100], Scott & Scott 1988:109 [ref. 25518], McAllister 1990:51 [ref. 14674], Page & Burr 1991:34 [ref. 18983], Desfosse et al. in Jenkins & Burkhead 1994:225 [ref. 21581], Chereshnev 1996:599 [ref. 24659], Murdy et al. 1997:74 [ref. 23144], Reshetnikov et al. 1997:727 [ref. 24702], Dorofeeva 1998:27 [ref. 23573], Scott & Crossman 1998:128 [ref. 24570], Fuller et al. 1999:44 [ref. 25838], Lyons et al. 2000:64 [ref. 26594], Sheiko & Fedorov 2000:17 [ref. 25650], Chereshnev et al. 2001:35 [ref. 26736], Mecklenburg et al. 2002:136 [ref. 25968], Munroe in Collette & Klein-MacPhee 2002:125 [ref. 26158], Moyle 2002:117 [ref. 26449], Scharpf 2003:13 [ref. 26883], Munroe & Nizinski 2003:813 [ref. 26997], Wydoski & Whitney 2003:45 [ref. 27816], Nelson et al. 2004:67 [ref. 27807], Bogutskaya & Naseka 2004:34 [ref. 28183], Scharpf 2005:9 [ref. 28940], McPhail 2007:46 [ref. 31199], Mecklenburg et al. 2011:117 [ref. 31212], Page & Burr 2011:150 [ref. 31215], Page et al. 2013:67 [ref. 32708], Parin et al. 2014:56 [ref. 33547], Pietsch & Orr 2015:19 [ref. 34694], Kells et al. 2016:92 [ref. 35888], Robins et al. 2018:72 [ref. 35886]). Current status: Valid as Alosa sapidissima (Wilson 1811). Clupeidae. Distribution: Eastern North America: Labrador and Newfoundland to Florida, U.S.A.; introduced into the Pacific, range now from Russia to Mexico; and introduced elsewhere. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.