allis shad


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Synonyms for allis shad

European shad

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While the capture so far up-river is indeed a rare occurrence, the Allis Shad and its cousin the Twaite Shad are not as uncommon locally as text books state.
During Sunderland SAA match, won by Arthur Bulmer with an eel of 1-5-0, Colin Mordey landed an Allis shad of 2-7-0 from Wearmouth Bridge, unfortunately, as a protected species the fish was not eligible.
She said intensive farming next to the River Wye would adversely affect species such as otters, dragonfly, salmon and the rare migrating Allis Shad fish which depended on the delicate natural harmony of the area.
Blyth Pier has had a few mackerel and coalfish and there are also Allis Shad being taken ( these are very similar to herring except that they have larger scales and black spots down the lateral line.
He said intensive farming next to the River Wye would adversely affect species like otters, dragonfly, salmon, and the rare migrating Allis Shad fish which depended on the delicate natural harmony of the area for survival.
A number of Allis Shad have been spotted at Roker and Seaham Piers but this is a protected species and must be returned alive.