Alosa sapidissima

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Synonyms for Alosa sapidissima

shad of Atlantic coast of North America

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The highest absolute number of wounded fish by species occurred in non-native American shad (71 wounded fish), followed by subyearling Chinook salmon (33), shiner perch (25), and Pacific herring (8).
Olney JE, Denny SC and Hoenig JM: Criteria for determining maturity stage in female American Shad, Alosa sapidissma, and a proposed reproductive cycle.
leopard shark, bat ray, American shad, striped bass, and shiner perch) characteristic of the species assemblage of sloughs.
The American shad (Figure 17) apparently once had a reproducing population in the Mullica River, but it has been extirpated.
By comparison, American shad can grow to more than eight pounds.
1976), American shad culture and distribution studies at Harrison Lake National Fish Hatchery.
The American shad (Alosa sapidissima) is an anadromous fish found from the Gulf of St.
broodstock salmon, 13 pounds, 12 ounces, Little Pond, Plymouth, by West Amoling, Manomet; landlocked salmon, 4 pounds, 11 ounces, Quabbin Reservoir, by Hannam; American shad, 4 pounds, 15 ounces, Connecticut River, Holyoke, by Andrew Rogalski, Bondsville; sunfish, 1 pound, 2 ounces, Snake Pond, Sandwich, by Jake Souza, Berkley; sunfish, 1 pound, 2 ounces, Jenkins Pond, Falmouth, by Aidan Webb, East Falmouth.
fa good seasonal migration materializes, the American shad run along the UpperSt.
We have a very dedicated staff that I am looking forward to working with on the many challenges ahead of us - including the protection of water quality from future pollution events, the threat of aquatic invasive species, the increasing loss of habitat and the restoration of American shad to the Susquehanna River.
With that blast, American shad, blueback herring, and alewife migrating from the Atlantic through the Chesapeake Bay could move into 106 more miles of potential spawning habitat upstream of the dam.
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).
Federal and state landings data for shads are sometimes difficult to interpret because often Hickory Shad are not separated from landings of American Shad.
As of April 22, only 10 American shad had passed over the Hadley Falls Fish Lift on the Connecticut River.
Its restoration is expected to have significant economic benefits for businesses in the area as the prized Atlantic salmon returns along with other migratory species such as American shad and river herring.
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