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1) shad. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...shad, fish, Alosa sapidissima, of the family Clupeidae (herring family), found along the Atlantic coast from Newfoundland to Florida and successfully introduced on...

2) alewife 1. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. aleˇwives (-wvz) A fish (Alosa pseudoharengus) closely related to the herrings and native to North American Atlantic waters and some inland lakes....

3) herring. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...food fishes, including the sardine (Sardinia), the menhaden (Brevoortia), and the shad (Alosa). Herrings are relatively small but very abundant; they swim in huge...

4) shad. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. shad or shads Any of several food fishes of the genus Alosa, especially the North American species A. sapidissima, related to the herrings but...

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