NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Alosa sapidissima
(American Shad)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID29438
GroupFishes
GenusAlosa
Speciessapidissima
Common NameAmerican Shad
StateCA
LocalitySacramento River
HUC8 NameUpper Sacramento
HUC8 Number18020000
Map
Collection Year1871
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwaystocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:275
Author:Lee, D.S., C.R. Gilbert, C.H. Hocutt, R.E. Jenkins, D.E. McAllister, and J.R. Stauffer, Jr.
Date:1980
Title:Atlas of North American Freshwater Fishes.
Publisher:North Carolina State Museum of Natural History, Raleigh.
Volume:1980
Issue:12
Pages:854 pp
Commentsstocked 1871-1881
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/20/2014].

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