Shad

Waters:Northern Atlantic and Pacific Oceans Description (in water): This small (average 3 to 5 lbs.) silver-skinned saltwater school fish, like salmon, is anadromous--every spring it migrates to rivers to spawn in fresh water. Most shad have deep blue backs (hickory shad have gray-green backs) amd silvery sides and bellies. Shad is a member of the herring family. Description (in market): Shad is perhaps the boniest of all fit-to-be-eaten fish, but this does not stop fish lovers from enjoying the…...

Shad

The shads or river herrings make up the genus Alosa, fish related to herring in the family Clupeidae. They are distinct from others in that family by having a deeper body and spawning in rivers. Several species can be found on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea. Alosa can also be found throughout the Caspian Sea. Many are found...
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Shad

• (n. sing. & pl.) Any one of several species of food fishes of the Herring family. The American species (Clupea sapidissima), which is abundant on the Atlantic coast and ascends the larger rivers in spring to spawn, is an important market fish. The European allice shad, or alose (C. alosa), and the twaite shad. (C. finta), are less important ...
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shad

<zoology> Any one of several species of food fishes of the Herring family. The American species (Clupea sapidissima), which is abundant on the Atlantic coast and ascends the larger rivers in spring to spawn, is an important market fish. The European allice shad, or alose (C. Alosa), and the twaite shad. (C. Finta), are less important species....
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shad

noun herring-like food fishes that migrate from the sea to fresh water to spawn
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Shad

Shad (shăd) noun sing. & plural [ Anglo-Saxon sceadda a kind of fish, akin to Prov. German schade ; confer Ir. & Gael. sgadan a herring, W. ysgadan herrings; all perhaps akin to English skate a fish.] (Zoology) Any one of several species of food fishes of...
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Shad

a prolific baitfish that serves as the primary food fish for bass in reservoirs and rivers, especially in the South; the most common types of shad are threadfin and gizzard
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shad

Any of several marine fishes, especially the genus Alosa, the largest (60 cm/2 ft long and 2.7 kg/6 lb in weight) of the herring family (Clupeidae). They migrate in shoals to breed in rivers
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shad

any of several saltwater food fishes of the herring family (Clupeidae) that swim up rivers to spawn. Shad of the genus Alosa are rather deep bodied ...
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shad

Any of several species of forage fish that have a rather deep body. In Arizona, the most common is the threadfin shad.
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shad

any of several species of forage fish that have a rather deep body. Many soft-plastic or rubber lures are shad shaped.
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Shad

Shad is a Scandinavian name for boys. The meaning is `happiness` The name Shad is most commonly given to English and Welsh boys. (3 times more often than to American boys.) It is short for: Shadrach What do they use in other countries? Shadow The name sounds like: Chad, Shadi, Shade
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shad

shad, fish, Alosa sapidissima, of the family Clupeidae (herring family), found along the Atlantic coast from Newfoundland to Florida and successfully introduced on the Pacific coast. The shad is one of the largest (6 lb/2.7 kg average) of the herrings and has delicious but bony flesh; its roe is val...
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Shad

Small, delicate saltwater fish related to the alewife, herring, and sardine. They are larger than herrings and spawn in fresh water. Some species of shad have been landlocked and live in freshwater lakes.
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Shad

The shad is a fish of the herring family.
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Shad

The USS Shad was an American Gato Class submarine of 1525 tons displacement launched in 1942. The USS Shad had a top speed of 21 knots surfaced and carried a complement of between 65 and 74. She was armed with one 3 inch dual-purpose gun; two 20 mm Oerlikon anti-aircraft guns; six 21 inch bow torpedo tubes and four 21 inch stern torpedo tubes.
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shad

[n] - bony flesh of herring-like fish usually caught during their migration to fresh water for spawning 2. [n] - herring-like food fishes that migrate from the sea to freshwater to spawn
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