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Hatcheries mounted on barges, called "shad batteries," were towed to favorable estuarine and river sites during shad, Alosa
sapidissima, runs, and a specially equipped railroad car was sometimes used for the same purpose where the tracks ran sufficiently close to shad rivers (U.
The oceanic migration of American shad, Alosa
sapidissima, along the Atlantic coast.
There were massive transplants made in those early years of American shad, Alosa
sapidissima, and striped bass, Morone saxatilis, from the Atlantic to the Pacific coasts and, conversely, Pacific salmon, Oncorhynchus spp.
Isolation and characterization of eight dinucleotide microsatellite loci from two closely related clupeid species (Alosa alosa
Prey species Common name Family Alosa
pseudoharengus alewife Clupeidae Ammodytes spp.
Utilization of the Columbia River estuary by American shad, Alosa
Baumhauer J, Alosa
D, Renstrom P, Trevino S, Beynnon B.
Haemdon striatum Haemulidae 195 XXVIII(2) quadrilineatum* Not in text Alosa
mediocris Clupeidae XXIX(1) Not in text AIosa sapidissima Clupeidae XXX(2) Not in text Brevoortia lyrannus Clupeidae XXX(1) Not in text Dorosoma cepedianum Clupeidae XXX(2) *Plate number in text does not agree with number on plate.
The fishery is managed under the New England Fishery Management Council's Northeast Multispecies FMR Monitoring efforts focus on both protected species bycatch and on incidental bycatch of river herring, Alosa
pseudoharengus, and haddock, Melanogrammus aeglefinus.
Members of the Alosa
genus, including the American shad (Alosa
sapidissima) and Twaite shad (Alosa
fall ax), demonstrate heterochronal spawning (10, 11).
256) There are several private organizations dedicated to providing nonbiased information on prescription drugs, including The Independent Drug Information Service, the Alosa
Foundation, the Drug Effectiveness and Review Project, and the Pew Prescription Project.
The Alabama shad, Alosa
alabamae, is an anadromous species that has declined drastically throughout the freshwater portion of its range during the past several decades.
The Latin name for American shad, Alosa
sopidissimo, translates to "most savory.
sapidissima--"Fishermen told us that the Shad ascends the Ocmulgee River as far as the Shoals.