Alosa sapidissima

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Synonyms for Alosa sapidissima

shad of Atlantic coast of North America

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The American shad is an anadromous fish that spends most of its life in the sea but spawns in freshwater rivers, with the St.
The overall lengths of the windows for successful hatching from the Apalachicola River basin were comparable with lengths of hatch window documented for American shad on the St.
American shad, a North American Alosa species most closely related to the Alabama shad, has a fecundity range estimated from 20,226-69,887 oocytes/kg of somatic weight with diameter measurements from 0.
Bengalis in North America often eat American shad as a hilsa substitute.
Predation on recently released larval American shad in the Susquehanna River Basin.
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.
One of their primary concerns regarding the health of the river was the decline of migratory fish stocks, such as American shad, hickory shad, blueback herring, and striped bass that were once so plentiful in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
Unisol told Argentina's leading newspaper Clarin the shoe is made from the skin of the American shad.
the sea lamprey, shortnose sturgeon, Atlantic sturgeon, blueback herring, hickory shad, alewife, American shad, gizzard shad, rainbow smelt, Atlantic tomcod, white perch, and striped bass; respectively, Figures 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 55, 61, 70, and 71) are anadromous or semi-anadromous, and one (i.
American shad may fight like a billfish, but they are actually members of the herring family.
River-spawning anadromous species--including American shad and the endangered Atlantic salmon--will also be favorably affected.
Among the river's more than 200 varieties of fish are such species as the striped bass, Atlantic sturgeon and American shad, all of which utilize it as a spawning ground.
The fast-flowing deeper sections of water are waiting for the spring run of American shad, and the holes look like ideal habitat for the Atlantic and short-nosed sturgeon.
Ten species of wild, native sea-run fish that can now use the opened water include striped bass, alewife, American shad, and herring.
To the delight of light-tackle anglers, there is little mystery about the draw provided by this smaller version of its cousin, the American shad, the largest member of the herring family.
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