Alosa sapidissima

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Noun1.Alosa sapidissima - shad of Atlantic coast of North AmericaAlosa sapidissima - shad of Atlantic coast of North America; naturalized to Pacific coast
shad - herring-like food fishes that migrate from the sea to fresh water to spawn
shad - bony flesh of herring-like fish usually caught during their migration to fresh water for spawning; especially of Atlantic coast
shad roe - roe of shad; may be parboiled or baked or sauteed gently
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Extirpation of Polyodon spatula, Alosa sapidissima, Moxostoma lacerum, and Sander glacum occurred; however, A.
Alosa sapidissima (Wilson): American Shad; no account in text, Plate XXIX (Fig.
The first to develop corresponds to the otic neuromast (from the preotic series), also observed in other clupeiforms such as Alosa sapidissima (Shardo, 1996).
120) Both the American shad, Alosa sapidissima (Wilson), and striped bass, Morone saxatilis (Walbaum), are desirable food fishes, native to the eastern United States.
Although generally not considered to be a problematic species, darters (not the Iowa darter) prey upon newly stocked larvae of American shad Alosa sapidissima (Johnson and Dropkin, 1992).
Lab tests show that Alosa sapidissima, the American shad--a small fish related to herring--can hear frequencies as high as 180 kilohertz.
Crecco VA, Savoy TF (1985) Density-dependent catchability and its potential causes and consequences on Connecticut River American Shad, Alosa sapidissima.
Homing by anadromous fishes such as American shad, Alosa sapidissima (Nichols 1960, Melvin et al.
Number Mean Percentage of percentage of cruises fish of fish with with with wounded Common name Scientific name wounds wounds fish American shad Alosa sapidissima 71 0.
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.
Effects of biotic and abiotic factors on growth and relative survival of young American shad, Alosa sapidissima, in the Connecticut River.
Hatcheries mounted on barges, called "shad batteries," were towed to favorable estuarine and river sites during shad, Alosa sapidissima, runs, and a specially equipped railroad car was sometimes used for the same purpose where the tracks ran sufficiently close to shad rivers (U.