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American shad - Wikipedia

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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, 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 ...

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 ...

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  ...

Alosa sapidissima, American shad : fisheries, gamefish - FishBase

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North America: Newfoundland (Ref. 1998), the St. Lawrence River, and Nova Scotia southward to central Florida. Due to introductions into the Sacramento and  ...

Shad & River Herring - species - Atlantic States Marine Fisheries ...

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Young angler with an American shad. Photo credit: Peter L. Groves, Woo's Shad Fishing. Species of shad and river herring once supported the largest and most ...

Chapter 2 AMERICAN SHAD (Alosa sapidissima) - Atlantic States ...

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Section I. American Shad Description of Habitat. American Shad General Habitat Description and Introduction. American shad (Alosa sapidissima) are an ...

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 ...

IGFA World Record | All Tackle Records | Shad, American

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IGFA All Tackle Records for Shad, American. ... Potomac shad, Susquehanna shad, white shad, Delaware shad, alose The American shad occurs natively east  ...

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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 ...

American shad - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

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Sep 7, 2010 ... Life History. American shad are anadromous, migrating from the ocean to freshwater specifically to reproduce. Adult shad enter the river in the ...

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 ...