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Oscar Huntington, U.S. surgeon, 1836-1921. See: Allis forceps.
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"Historically, the allis shad were even more prized as a food fish," says Charles.
The scheme will help threatened twaite and allis shad and also benefit declining species such as the salmon and the European eel.
South Shields and Roker piers are producing some good herring and also odd allis shad, identifiable from the herring by having black spots down their sides.
On the eve of this weekend's EA Open match on the Wear it is interesting to note a species of fish on the British endangered list, an Allis Shad, had been reported caught on the river above the weir at Chester-le-Street.
A few Allis Shad are being taken from piers in the area.