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Alabama Shad

The Alabama shad (Alosa alabamae) is found in Alabama in the rivers systems of the southern half of the state. It is listed as a Species of Special Concern by the National Marine Fisheries Service because many of its inland spawning routes have been blocked by high-lift locks and dams. Alabama shad still spawn in sections of the Choctawhatchee and Conecuh rivers.
Courtesy of Geological Survey of Alabama