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American shad

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The American shad (Alosa sapidissima), is a species of anadromous clupeid fish naturally distributed on the North American coast of the North Atlantic, from ...

American Shad - Chesapeake Bay Program

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Also known as white shad, the American shad is a thin river herring with a metallic body and dark spots on its shoulder. It visits the Chesapeake Bay each spring ...

American Shad - Department of Natural Resources - Maryland.gov

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Historically, American shad spawned in virtually every accessible river and tributary along the Atlantic coast from the Bay of Fundy, Canada to the St. Johns ...

American Shad, Alosa sapidissima ~ MarineBio.org

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Find out what's known about American Shad, Alosa sapidissima, Actinopterygii, Clupeiformes, Clupeidae, including their world range and habitats, feeding ...

ADW: Alosa sapidissima: INFORMATION

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Adult American shad are predicted to swim over 19,000 km in their lifetime, during which they are found in many habitats. During summer and fall, American  ...

American Shad - North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission

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Native to Atlantic slope basins, American shad are an anadromous species, meaning that they spend the majority of their adult life in the ocean and only enter  ...

American Shad (Alosa sapidissima) - FactSheet

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Nonindigenous Occurrences: American Shad were first transported to the west coast when the U.S. Fish Commission relocated the species from the Hudson ...

American shad - BioKIDS - University of Michigan

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American shad have sharp scales on their stomach and chest like a saw. Their body is thin from side to side and long from top to bottom. Their backs are shiny ...

Shad - Northwest Power & Conservation Council

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5 days ago ... American shad are the signature fish of the modern Columbia River, at least in terms of numbers. Salmon and steelhead once were among the ...

Alosa sapidissima, American shad : fisheries, gamefish - FishBase

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Image of Alosa sapidissima (American shad) ... halec = pickle, dealing with the Greek word hals = salt; it is also the old Saxon name for shad = "alli" ; 1591 (Ref.

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American Shad

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American shad are anadromous fish, meaning they spend most of their lives in saltwater but spawn in freshwater. Shad are found along the Atlantic seaboard ...

Life Cycle American Shad Life Cycle American Shad - Pennsylvania ...

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Shad. Life Cycle. American. Shad of. The American shad belongs to the her- ring family (Genus: Alosa). It is the largest her- ring in North America and can grow ...

Delaware River Basin Commission|American Shad Facts

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Nov 14, 2014 ... The American shad is the largest member of the herring family. Adults commonly reach four to eight pounds. The largest recorded shad caught ...