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Shad in Schools - Articles, Reports, Journals, Profiles

Shad Civil War and Riding the Rails Information and photographs provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Conservation Training Center (Harper’s Weekly article dated July 21, 1888 listed in article).

Restoring American Shad on the Roanoke River One Fish at a Time by Jodie Owens, N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission.

Shad Tank Food Web by Brandon Grinkemeyer, former shad student, Roberto Clemente Middle School, Gaithersburg, MD.

Life cycle of Shad.

Herring and Shad in North Carolina Identification Sheet by N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission.

Impacts of dam removals on migratory fishes in the Little River by Dr. Joe Hightower, Professor, Assistant Unit Leader, N.C. State University and Joshua Raabe, Graduate Research Assistant, PhD candidate N.C. State University.

Profile of a Biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: Mike Wicker.

Profile of a Fisheries Biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: Albert Spells.

American Shad profile by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission.

Species profile: Shad and Herring by Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission.

American Shad Life History and Habitat Needs by Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission.

Historical Trends in Abundance of American Shad and River Herring in Albemarle Sound by Dr. Joe Hightower, Professor, Assistant Unit Leader, N.C. State University, Anton M. Wicker and Keith Endres, Biologist, USFWS Raleigh Field Office.

American Shad Monitoring Program in Coastal North Carolina 2008 Report by M. Bennett Wynne, Kevin J. Dockendorf, Robert D. Barwick, Keith W. Ashley, Kirk Rundle, Fisheries Biologists with the N.C. Wildlife Resource Commission.

Response of American Shad and Striped Bass to Removal of Quaker Neck Dam by N.C. State, U.S. Geological Survey and the USFWS.

Last Updated: November 1, 2012