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American Gizzard Shad

Dorosoma cepedianum (Lesueur 1818)

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Dorosoma cepedianum (American Gizzard Shad) is a species of bony fishes in the family herrings. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to The Nearctic. Individuals can grow to 57 cm. They have sexual reproduction.

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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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EOL has data for 27 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of American Gizzard Shad. View this species on GBIF