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Alabama Shad

Definition of the noun Alabama Shad

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Alabama shad is the vernacular name of the Alosa alabamae, a species of Alosa.

  • geographic area: North America, Western Atlantic Ocean

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Animals (2004)

A Complete Visual Guide by Fred Cooke

O Oviparous t<> Male & female f Common J CONSERVATION WATCH Shad shortages The 1 2 clupeoids on the IUCN Red List include the endangered Alabama shad {Alosa alabamae) and the Laotian shad (Tenualosa ttiibaudeaui).

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1903)

by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines

Alabama Shad. See Herring. _ Alabandite, an iron-black, submetallic mineral. _ It is usually granular-massive, while its rare isometric crystals exhibit very perfect cubical cleavage. The black color of a fresh surface tarnishes to a dark brown, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

Alabama shad. See arshad 1. See alabandine. alabandite (al-a-ban'dit), n. + creatine.]. A compound, NH: C(NH2)NHCH(CH3) CO2H, a combination of cyanamide with a-aminopropionic acid; a- guaninopropionic ...

Google previewTHE STANDARD DICTIONARY OF FACTS: A PRACTICAL HANDBOOK OF READY REFERENCE BASED UPON EVERYDAY NEEDS (1922)

The Alabama shad is <m*l\rr than the common species, and weighs on an average about two pounds. Both American species of shad are highly esteemed for food, and are consumed in great quantities in the fresh Ftate. They are found all ...

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