The American shad (Alosa sapidissima), is a species of anadromous clupeid fish
naturally distributed on the North American coast of the North Atlantic, from ...
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
Find out what's known about American Shad, Alosa sapidissima, Actinopterygii,
Clupeiformes, Clupeidae, including their world range and habitats, feeding ...
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 ...
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
North America: Newfoundland (Ref. 1998), the St. Lawrence River, and Nova
Scotia southward to central Florida. Due to introductions into the Sacramento and
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 ...
Section I. American Shad Description of Habitat. American Shad General Habitat
Description and Introduction. American shad (Alosa sapidissima) are an ...
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 All Tackle Records for Shad, American. ... Potomac shad, Susquehanna
shad, white shad, Delaware shad, alose The American shad occurs natively east