Research and analysis

The swimming speeds of twaite shad (Alosa fallax)

This technical report describes a study to assess the swimming capability of twaite shad.

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The swimming speeds of twaite shad (Alosa fallax)

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The twaite shad (Alosa fallax) is an anadromous clupeid fish whose swimming ability has been little studied. The aim of this study was to measure the maximum endurance and critical burst swimming speeds of twaite shad.

Published 1 April 2004