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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 ...

Maryland Fish Facts: American Shad - Department of Natural ...

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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 - 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

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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, 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 ...

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 ...

American Shad (Alosa sapidissima)

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Largest of the river herring Family, American shad average around 3 lbs., with fish up to 5 lbs. common. Silver-sided with greenish-blue back; deep bodied from  ...

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  ...

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American Shad
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Clupeiformes Family: Clupeidae Genus: Alosa
Species: A. (A.) sapidissima
The American shad or Atlantic shad, Alosa sapidissima, is a species of anadromous fish in family Clupeidae of order Clupeiformes. It is not closely related to the other North American shads. Rather, it seems to form a lineage that diverged... More »
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