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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_shad

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

www.chesapeakebay.net/fieldguide/critter/american_shad

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 ...

www.fws.gov/chesapeakebay/shad.htm

They have been called poor man's salmon and white shad. The exquisite taste of their meat is reflected in their Latin species name, sapidissima, meaning ...

www.orvis.com/news/fly-fishing/fish-facts-american-shad-alosa-sapidissima

Jan 11, 2017 ... The American shad features a silvery body, blue-green back, and dark spots starting near the top of the gill plate and running laterally rearward, ...

www.fws.gov/fisheries/fishmigration/american_shad.html

Mar 14, 2017 ... American shad. My Scientific Name. Alosa sapidissima. By the Numbers. I can be from 16 to 30 inches long and weigh 4 to 7 pounds (females ...

dnr.maryland.gov/fisheries/Pages/Fish-Facts.aspx?fishname=American%20Shad

American shad are a schooling and highly migratory species. Historically, American shad spawned in virtually every accessible river and tributary along the  ...

nas.er.usgs.gov/queries/factsheet.aspx?SpeciesID=491

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

marinebio.org/species.asp?id=443

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

ncwildlife.org/Learning/Species/Fish/American-Shad

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  ...

myfwc.com/wildlifehabitats/profiles/freshwater/american-shad

American Shad: Alosa sapidissima. Appearance: Green or greenish blue with metallic luster on back and silvery sides. The chest and abdomen have bony ...