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Shad, the 'founding fish,' is foundering

September 7, 2015

The American Shad once thrived in local rivers, including the James, serving as an important food source. Now, researchers say this fish could be in danger with populations at a low due in part to pollution, overfishing and habitat fragmentation. VCU's Dr. Greg Garman comments. 

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