Alosa


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Noun1.Alosa - shadAlosa - shad          
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
Clupeidae, family Clupeidae - herrings; shad; sardines; etc.
shad - herring-like food fishes that migrate from the sea to fresh water to spawn
Alosa pseudoharengus, Pomolobus pseudoharengus, alewife - shad-like food fish that runs rivers to spawn; often salted or smoked; sometimes placed in genus Pomolobus
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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 (Fig.
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.