river shad


river shad
noun
shad that spawns in streams of the Mississippi drainage; very similar to Alosa sapidissima
Syn: ↑Alosa chrysocloris
Hypernyms: ↑shad

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noun
: a shad that spawns in one of the streams of the Mississippi drainage and is prob. identical with the common American shad (Alosa sapidissima) but is sometimes considered a distinct species (A. chrysochloris)

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