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American Shad

Alosa sapidissima (Wilson 1811)

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Alosa sapidissima (American Shad) is a species of bony fishes in the family herrings. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to Atlantic Ocean and The Nearctic. They are diurnal carnivores. Individuals can grow to 76 cm. They have sexual reproduction. They have parental care (female provides care).

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of American Shad. View this species on GBIF