The sprat, pilchard or sardine and shad are species of the same genus.
Here begins the mosque of Gauhar Shad.'
Next in importance were the catches of menhaden, shad, clams, squeteague and alewives; while minor catches were made of crabs, croaker, bluefish, butterfish, catfish, perch and spotted and striped bass.
The State Geological and Economic Survey has made a careful study of the fishes of North Carolina, of the shad fisheries, of oyster culture, and of the development of terrapin.
The following table of the Shad Ayyub (both generals in the army of the Atabegs of Mosul).