Limburg and Ross, 1995


Limburg, K.E. and Ross, R.M. (1995) Growth and mortality rates of larval American shad, Alosa sapidissima, at different salinities. Estuaries, pp. 335-340

Associated characteristics

Species Development state Trait Primary Data Secondary Data
Alosa sapidissima Egg Temperature for incubation Glass aquaria contaning fresh water held at room temperature 20.6°C 20.6 °C
Alosa sapidissima Spawning conditions Spawning migration distance In the Hudson River in New York state, spawning of American shad takes place more than 160 kmfrom the river mouth, and most of the eggs are found above 200 km 160.0 km