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Definition of the noun American Shad
What does American Shad mean as a name of something?
- geographic area: East Pacific, Eastern Atlantic Ocean, Indo-West Pacific, North America, Western Atlantic Ocean
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by John F. Mariani
The “American shad” (A. sapidissima) is the most important shad from a culinary standpoint, although early in this country's history, the common availability of the fish wassuch that settlers considered it a fishof last resort, anditis thought that the ...
The Encyclopedia of Animals (2004)
A Complete Visual Guide by Fred Cooke
American shad Alosa sapidissima Lower jaw does not Strongly project when mouth is dosed Cycloid scales are easily lost (decidixmsi Atlantic herring Oupea harengus Distinct ridges (bony striae) on operculum European prlchard Sardina ...
A "Full Course" Encyclopedia by Andrew F. Smith
American Shad in the Susquehanna River Basin: A Three-Hundred- Year History. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1998. McPhee, John.
by Vin T. Sparano
DESCRIPTION: The hickory shad— like its larger relative, the American shad — is a herring. In color it is gray-green above, with silvery sides and un- derparts. Behind the upper ...
by Andrew Smith
American shad was the largest commercial fishery in the Mid-Atlantic region until the early twentieth century. American shad was also both a cultural and an economic mainstay of the Mid-Atlantic waterways, much like the cod of Massachusetts ...
Encyclopedia of New Jersey (2004)
by Maxine N. Lurie, Marc Mappen
The American shad is the largest member of the herring family, ranging along the Atlantic coast from Newfoundland to Florida. Adults usually weigh from four to eight pounds. In New Jersey, the Delaware River has the largest population of ...
Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)
A Loose-leaf and Self-revising Reference Work ; with Illustrations and Ninety-six Maps
The American shad, C. sapidissima, an important food fish, abundant on the AtSHAD lantic coast of America, and in some of the American rivers. It spawns in fresh water. Great quantities are salted. (3) The Twaite shad, C. finta, from 12 to ...
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA (1889)
by Day Otis Kellogg
Seymour The American Shad. as influential in the councils of the Democratic the mouth. The teeth are small and deciduous, arty during the years preceding the civil war, al- occurring in the jaws only; the air-bladder is simays urging a policy of ...
The Encyclopedia Americana (1919)
A Library of Universal Knowledge
the Allis, or European shad; the American shad, clupea sapidissima; and the Twaite shad, clupea jinta. To these should be added a fourth, recently ...
by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana
The American shad (A. prastabilti, De Kay, or A. tapidwima, Storer) is about 20 inches in length, and varies in weight from 2 to 6 lbs. ; the upper part of the sides and gill covers are coppery, lower part of sides silvery, abdomen pearly, and top of ...
The Encyclopaedia Britanica (1889)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature. Supplement
Clark, whom the Prohibi- The American Shad tionists had ...
(ninth Edition) A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature
Clark, whom the PI'Ohibi- The American Shad tionists ...
A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge
The American shad (A. prastabilii, De Kay, or A. sapidissima, Storer) is about 20 inches in length, and varies in weight from 2 to 6 lbs. ; the upper part of the sides and gill covers are coppery, lower part of sides silvery, abdomen pearly, and top ...
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature, and Companion to the Encyclopaedia Britannica
sapidis- sima, the American shad, and C. Reevesii, the Chinese shad, a highly esteemed food-fish of China. There are two common ...
A ... Work of Reference to the English Language Defining Over 250,000 Words ... Containing Over One Hundred Maps and Diagrams and Nearly Four Thousand Illustrations
The American Shad, Clupea sapi- dissima, au important food fish, abundant on the Atlantic coast of America, and in some of the American rivers. It spawns in fresh water. Great quantities are salted. 3.
An Exhaustive Dictionary of the English Language : Practical and Comprehensive : Giving the Fullest Definition (encyclopedic in Detail), the Origin, Pronunciation and Use of Words by Robert Hunter, Edward Thomas Roe, Le Roy Hooker, Thomas W. Handford
The American Shad, Clupea sapidissima, an important food fish, abundant on the Atlantic coast of America, and in some of the American rivers. It spawns in water. Great quantities are salted. 3. The Twaite Shad, Cluped finta, from twelve to ...
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Mike Harris with American Shad
Fisheries biologist Mike Harris with American shad (Alosa sapidissima) caught in a hoop trap along the Sacramento Delta. CDFW photo by Joe Ferreira.
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- American Shad & Hickory Shad - How to catch and identify
Having a blast catching American and Hickory Shad during their annual migratory run up the James River into downtown Richmond, Virginia. Side by side ...
- Bay 101: American Shad
What are American shad and why are they important to the Chesapeake Bay? Bruce Vogt from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) ...
- Fly Fishing American Shad
Epic morning on May 14/2014... very cold yet was so successful! Cheers!
- American Shad Fishing 2
Fishing for American Shads.
- American Shad Fishing 3
Fishing for American Shads.
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