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Scientific Name: Dorosoma cepedianum

Acceptable Market Name(s): Shad, Gizzard
Common Name: Gizzard Shad
Scientific Name: Dorosoma cepedianum
Hazard Information: HAZ
ITIS TSN (see note below): TSN 161737
Vernacular Name(s) (See note below.*): Atlantic Shad
Mud Shad
Hickory Shad
Lake Shad

* Note: The Vernacular Name(s) (if any listed above) are for CROSS REFERENCE ONLY, and generally not acceptable
for product labeling in interstate commerce. Their use may result in seafood misbranding.

# Note: The Taxonomic Serial Number (TSN) link (if available) provides access to taxonomic information for this species
from the Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). When accessing this site, you are exiting FDA content. disclaimer icon

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