Alosa sapidissima


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Synonyms for Alosa sapidissima

shad of Atlantic coast of North America

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Radial polarity of the first neuromast in embryonic American shad, Alosa sapidissima (Teleostei: Clupeomorpha).
The new roughened ramp allows passage not only for Atlantic salmon but also for alewives (Alosa pseudoharengus), blueback herring (Alosa aestivalis), American eel (Anguilla rostrata), rainbow smelt (Osmerus mordax), and American shad (Alosa sapidissima), all of which had largely been eliminated from the upper half of the St.
In the spring and summer small lobsters are regularly found in the oyster cages and large predatory fish have been observed to frequent the aquaculture lease area including: the American shad (Alosa sapidissima), striped bass (Morone saxatilis), and winter flounder (Pleuronectes americanus).
Crecco VA, Savoy TF (1985) Density-dependent catchability and its potential causes and consequences on Connecticut River American Shad, Alosa sapidissima. Can.
Even so, water quality was still good, George Washington fished for trout, and the spring run of American shad (Alosa sapidissima) into Valley Creek helped save the Continental Army at Valley Forge following the bitter winter of 1777-1778.
Homing by anadromous fishes such as American shad, Alosa sapidissima (Nichols 1960, Melvin et al.
Mitochondrial DNA fragments bound to the nylon membranes were visualized by hybridization to mtDNA from American shad (Alosa sapidissima) cloned into the plasmid pBR322 (Bentzen et al.
Modeling migratory energetics of Connecticut River American shad (Alosa sapidissima): implications for the conservation of an iteroparous anadromous fish.
Members of the Alosa genus, including the American shad (Alosa sapidissima) and Twaite shad (Alosa fall ax), demonstrate heterochronal spawning (10, 11).
By comparison, Group 2 did not contain bay pipefish, but included all other species plus leopard shark, bat ray (Myliobatis californica), American shad (Alosa sapidissima), threadfin shad, common carp, Sacramento sucker, longfin smelt, threespine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus), striped bass, shiner perch (Cymatogaster aggregata), and shimofuri goby.
Commission, in which it was thought the Albatross could help, was that of the migrations of the shad, Alosa sapidissima, on the Atlantic coast (Fig.
Anadromous fish that are benefitting as a result are alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus), American shad (Alosa sapidissima), hickory shad (Alosa mediocris), Atlantic sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrhynchus), striped bass (Morone saxatilis), and an endangered species, the shormose sturgeon (Acipenser brevirostrum).
Two studies of larval survival in freshwater systems (Alosa sapidissima in the Connecticut River: Crecco and Savoy, 1985; Coregonus hoyi in Lake Michigan: Rice et al., 1987) found that early cohorts are less likely to survive the first few weeks or months of life, and have lower growth rates, than the cohorts produced later in the season.
This estimate was based on total catches of 21,484 surf smelt (Hypomesus pretiosus), 19,816 American shad (Alosa sapidissima), 7422 Pacific herring (Clupea pallasii), 4380 subyearling Chinook salmon, 2696 shiner perch (Cymatogaster aggregata), 1231 steelhead (0.
salmonids and shad, Alosa sapidissima) were of commercial importance.