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The American shad or Atlantic shad, Alosa sapidissima, is a species of anadromous fish in family Clupeidae of order Clupeiformes. It is not closely related to the other North American shads. More

The shad fry live for a year or two in fresh water. The American or Atlantic shad (A. sapidissima) is a valued food fish. More

Shad Jelavan was a male Human from the Middle City on the planet Taris. Shad, along with his sister Shel and brother Shay, was orphaned in 3,966 BBY when his parents died in an accident. More

English: Atlantic shad, common shad, Connecticut river shad, herring jack, North River shad, Potomac shad, Susquehanna shad, white shad; French: Alose, alose canadienne, alose savoureuse; German: Amerikanische Finte, Amerikanischer Maifisch; Spanish: Sábalo americano. More

Dictionary: shad (shăd) pronunciation Home > Library > Literature & Language > Dictionary n., pl., shad, or shads. Any of several food fishes of the genus Alosa, especially the North American species A. More

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only to find that all those Shad that you caught the day before, are now spinning around belly up. Your fishing buddies are on the way and you have No live shad! Kind of gives you that "Why did I get into this mess feeling". More

The American shad, the largest of the herrings, is the most abundant anadromous fish on the east coast of the United States. More

American shad illustrationAmerican shad, Alosa sapidissima, once supported the most valuable finfish fishery in the Chesapeake Bay. Image courtesy Duane Raver/USFWS. More

Haddam Shad Museum with Brockway Scow in Foreground Are big museums with hundreds of exhibits on hundreds of topics sometimes hard to get through, confusing and tiring? If so, then the Haddam Shad Museum is the perfect place for you to visit. More

Shad in Connecticut Streams Shad and Industrialization Commercial Connecticut Shad Fishing Shad Boning Shad and Connecticut Native Americans The spring shad runs in the Connecticut River were an important source More

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Shad operations got underway April 1, 2009 at Conowingo. The 1st American shad of the year didn't pass through the fish-way until April 19. Fish-way operations begin when water temperatures are around 50 More

The shad is a typical member of the herring tribe in all respects with soft-rayed dorsal and anal fins of moderate size, the former situated above the ventrals and well forward of the middle of the body. More

American shad, Alosa sapidissima, is an anadromous species distributed along the Atlantic coast from southern Labrador to northern Florida (Figure 39.1). An introduced stock occurs along the Pacific coast. More

due to shad in Alabama having very little food value, seldom being caught on hook and line, and having little commercial value. Shad still, however, play a critical role in many bodies of water. More

DID YOU KNOW? American shad was introduced in the Pacific Northwest in the late 1800's, and in 1990 the population of shad entering the Columbia River was over 4 million fish. More

For 30 years, Shad Valley has provided over 11,000 students with some of the most challenge, fun and inspiration they More

Shad Scholarship Opportunities for Alumni Shad Valley alumni thinking about university have an exciting opportunity available to them! We are proud of our association with many universities who offer Shad Valley alumni specific scholarships. More

The American shad is the largest member of the herring family and ranges on the Atlantic coast from Newfoundland to the St. John's River in Florida. Shad spend three to six years in the ocean and then return to freshwater in the spring to spawn. More

* The American shad is the largest member of the herring family. Adults commonly reach four to eight pounds. The largest recorded shad caught in the Delaware River weighed eleven pounds, one ounce. More

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Welcome to Shad Valley at UNB! - Use the links above and in the column to the left to browse through information related to UNB's 2009 Shad Valley Program. More

Shad Fishing in Washington How and where to catch shad in the state of Washington, and what to do with them after you've caught them. What's so great about Shad? You might call shad the lottery fish of Washington. More

1/26/10 See recent Delaware river shad articles at Articles of Interest. 1/20/09 - If you plan to fish for shad this year, you may have to register on the Federal Angler Registry. It is free. Go to or call 1-866-674-4411. More

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Common names

Alose-écaille fluviale in French (français)
Anchoa de río in Spanish (español)
Apaca branca in Portuguese (Português)
Gro-zaran in Creole, French
Gro-zaran in Creoles and Pidgins, French
Gros-zhareng in Creole, French
Gros-zhareng in Creoles and Pidgins, French
Gulfinnet pellona-sild in Danish (dansk)
Karant in Palicur
Lacha in Spanish (español)
Lacha pelada in Spanish (español)
Mandufia de río in Spanish (español)
Pelona argentinská in Czech (česky)
Pelona žlutoploutvá in Czech (česky)
Pelona žlutoploutvá in Czech (česky)
Puput in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Sadin in Galibi
Sadin in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Sadine eau douce in Creole, French
Sadine eau douce in Creoles and Pidgins, French
Sadinkï in Creoles and Pidgins, English
Sadinkï in Djuka
Salaca in Spanish (español)
Saraca in Spanish (español)
Sardina in Spanish (español)
Sardina de rio in Spanish (español)
Sardinata de río in Spanish (español)
Sardinha in Portuguese (Português)
Sardinha dourada in Portuguese (Português)
Sardinhão in Portuguese (Português)
Shad in English
yellowfin river pellona in English
黃鰭多齒鰳 in Mandarin Chinese
黄鳍多齿鳓 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Clupeiformes
Family : Pristigasteridae
Genus : Pellona
Species : Pellona castelnaeana
Authority : Valenciennes, 1837