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.
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tergisus LeSueur, mooneye W, S Order Anguilliformes (eels) Family Anguillidae (eel) Anguilla rostrata (LeSueur), W, S American eel Order Clupeiformes (herring, shad) Family Clupeidae (herring) Alosa
chrysochloris W, S (Rafinesque), skipjack herring A.
salmonids and shad, Alosa
sapidissima) were of commercial importance.
platostomus, 1-6, 9, 11, 26 shortnose gar Amiidae Amia calva, bowfin 1, 2, 7 Anguillidae Anguilla rostrata, Curry and American eel Spacie (1978) Clupeidae Alosa
chrysochloris, 2, 4, 7, 10 skipjack herring Dorosoma cepedianum, 1-11, 46, 48, 49, gizzard shad 51, 52, 62, 67 D.
Overseeing all the boats is a crew of two state employees aboard the state boat Alosa
Common name Scientific name 2007 2008 American shad Alosa
Common Name Scientific Name Alewife Alosa
pseudoharengus American plaice Hippoglossoides platessoides Atka mackerel Pleurogrammus monopterygius Atlantic cod Gadhus morhua Atlantic herring Clupea harengus Atlantic mackerel Scomber scombrus American shad Alosa
sapidissima Capelin Mallotus villosus Eulachon Thaleichthys pacificus Flatfish Pleuronectidae/Bothidae Haddock Melanogrammus aeglefinus Hake (red or white) Urophycis spp.
southeastern coast, several anadromous, alosine clupeids, namely, the blueback herring, Alosa
aestivalis; the hickory shad, A.
On the first record of the American shad, Alosa
sapidissima, in the Anadyr' River.
The Albatross's primary mission during her first regular cruise in April 1883 was to study the movements of Atlantic mackerel, Scomber scombrus; Atlantic menhaden, Brevoortia tyrannus; bluefish, Pomatomus saltatrix; American shad, Alosa
sapidissima; and other pelagic species during their spring migration northward of Cape Hatteras.
Independent variables Dependent Dissolved variables Salinity Temperature oxygen Alosa
pseudoharengus 2000 0.