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Synonyms for alewife

flesh of shad-like fish abundant along the Atlantic coast or in coastal streams

shad-like food fish that runs rivers to spawn

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In the stock assessment completed in 2017, the status of the alewife stock in the Potomac River was listed as stable, but the stock of blueback herring was listed as unknown (ASMFC, 2017).
Diet overlap of non-native alewife and native yellow perch and spottail shiner in nearshore waters of southwestern Lake Michigan, 2000-2007.
--the combined sewer overflows to the Alewife Brook will be reduced by 84 percent or 43.6 million gallons annually.
Our hero thus exposes the alewife's avarice by means of first concealing, then revealing, his money.
Siduri, a divine alewife, tells the eponymous king of Uruk to "let your belly be full, your clothes clean, your body and head washed; enjoy yourself day and night, dance, sing and have fun; look upon the child who holds your hand, and let your wife delight in your lap!
Daniel Lanigan, proprietor of Lord Hobo and partner in Alewife in Queens, NY., hosts events such as a new releases beer dinner for bloggers and food writers, featuring tastings and special pairings.
(83.) rotting alewife 222 CITY TALK II Line 4--I'm rotting
If they change the starting value of algae up or down by over 20 percent, their shrimp and alewife will be unlikely to survive the first five years.
Through all of the stories of cricket bites adopted ravens and alewife migrations runs a unifying question: how do we come to know nature and our place in it?
Seven species are introduced in the Chicago region: Common Carp (Cyprinus carpio), Alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus), Goldfish (Carassius auratus), Chinook Salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytseha), Redear Sunfish (Lepomis microlophus), White Perch (Morone americana), and Round Goby (Neogobius melanostomus), but many others owe their presence in Wolf Lake to human intervention.
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In turn, Diporeia was fed upon by many fish species, including the commercially important lake whitefish, and forage fish such as alewife, bloater, and sculpin that serve as prey for larger piscivores (salmon, trout) (Scott and Crossman 1973, Wells 1980).
"That contrasted with an alewife who was based in Foregate Street, an area of the town filled with drinking establishments - in the late 1480s, there were 21 brewers and 33 places that sold ale.
Ross and Dunning (1996) used 190 dB high frequency (122-128 kHz) broad-based sound, and reduced alewife abundance by 51% at power plant intakes in Lake Ontario.