river shad


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Noun1.river shad - shad that spawns in streams of the Mississippi drainageriver shad - shad that spawns in streams of the Mississippi drainage; very similar to Alosa sapidissima
shad - herring-like food fishes that migrate from the sea to fresh water to spawn
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