- Limited diversity in natal origins of immature anadromous fish during ocean residency. Walther, Benjamin D.; Thorrold, Simon R. // Canadian Journal of Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences;Oct2010, Vol. 67 Issue 10, p1699
Variable migration patterns can play a major role in promoting diverse life history traits among populations. However, population and stage-specific movement patterns are generally unknown yet crucial aspects of life history strategies in many highly migratory species. We used a natural tag...
- Modeling migratory energetics of Connecticut River American shad (Alosa sapidissima): implications for the conservation of an iteroparous anadromous fish. Castro-Santos, Theodore; Letcher, Benjamin H. // Canadian Journal of Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences;May2010, Vol. 67 Issue 5, p806
We present a simulation model in which individual adult migrant American shad (Alosa sapidissima) ascend the Connecticut River and spawn, and survivors return to the marine environment. Our approach synthesizes bioenergetics, reproductive biology, and behavior to estimate the effects of...
- Susquehanna shad 2000. // Fly Fisherman;Sep96, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p30
Reports that the American shad are quickly returning to the Susquehanna River after 40 years of federal/state/utility restoration programs. Construction of the Van Dyke Hatchery; Passages built on the Conowingo Dam; Number of shad captured and released above Conowingo Dam between 1985 and 1995.
- THEY'RE IN THE RIVER. McPhee, John // New Yorker;04/10/2000, Vol. 76 Issue 7, p72
Relates the author's experience in fishing for American shad in the Delaware River by a pier at Lambertville, New Jersey. Equipment and supplies for fishing; Information on shad fishermen; Comparisons between a male and female shad.
- HUNGRY SHAD DON'T READ. SAUTNER, STEPHEN // Underwater Naturalist;2009, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p41
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of catching a 3-pound American shad.
- FISHES FOR THE WEST. Boyle, Robert H. // Fly Fisherman;Dec2001, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p12
Reports the transportation of live fishes from East to West by Walter O'Malley and Seth Green in the United States. Propagation of American shad by artificial means; Reproduction of trouts; Affiliations with the American Fish Culturists Association.
- THE HERRING WITH DERRING-DO. Barnes, Duncan // Sports Illustrated;03/16/1964, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p49
The article discusses the emergence of shad as a popular sport fish in the U.S. Americans consider Alosa sapidissima and Pomolobus mediocris as the bearers of the shad roe. The appearance of white blossoms on the service berry or shadbush serves as the indication of the annual spawning of the...
- Fishing With the Shad King. Nickens, T. Edward // Field & Stream;Apr2006, Vol. 110 Issue 11, p64
The article presents information on shad fishing with reference to Jim Flynn, the self-proclaimed monarch of America's greatest shad river and nick named Shad King. Shad fishing is built on the premise that the fish don't eat anything at all during their migrations from the ocean to the...
- The Herring and the Shad. // Virginia Fishing Guide;1998, p198
Chapter 18 of the book "Virginia Fishing Guide" is presented. It offers information about the migratory or anadromous fish in Virginia, particularly the herring and the two types of shad, the American or white shad and the smaller hickory. Information about the fish's description, habitat and...