Alosa aestivalis
Alosa aestivalis
(Blueback Herring)
Native Transplant

13 results for Alosa aestivalis (Blueback Herring)
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Specimen IDStateCountyLocalityYear HUC Number What's this? Drainage nameStatus
45068 VA Kerr Reservoir1994 03010102 Middle Roanokeestablished
45074 VA state non-specific1958  established
44987 VA state non-specific1980  collected
45073 VABedfordSmith Mountain Lake1994 03010101 Upper Roanokefailed
45072 VAChesterfieldLake Chesdin1994 02080207 Appomattoxfailed
1333596 VAChesterfieldSide channel of Appomattox River (Cat Island area) and lower mile of Swift Creek, ca. 4-5 air miles NNE center of Petersburg2012 02080207 Appomattoxestablished
1406319 VAFairfaxLittle Hunting Creek, tidal reach from mouth to 1.7 river miles above, ca. 1.0 air miles NE of Mt. Vernon2010 02070010 Middle Potomac-Anacostia-Occoquanestablished
45069 VAFairfaxOccoquan Reservoir1994 02070010 Middle Potomac-Anacostia-Occoquanfailed
45071 VAFauquierLake Brittle1994 02070010 Middle Potomac-Anacostia-Occoquanfailed
1406317 VAKing WilliamLower 0.7 mile of tidal Jacks Creek, ca. 15.2-15.4 air miles WNW of West Point2012 02080106 Pamunkeyestablished
45070 VALouisaLake Anna1994 02080106 Pamunkeyfailed
1406321 VANew KentPamunkey River, two areas, near mouth of St. Peters Swamp (Lilly Point area) and large embayment N of Pamunkey Indian Reservation (off mouth of Old Town Creek), ca. 11.5-12.7 air miles WNW of West Point, [see remarks]2012 02080106 Pamunkeyestablished
1333595 VAPetersburgAppomattox River, ca. 1 mile reach below (E of) I-95 crossing, on N side of Petersburg2012 02080207 Appomattoxestablished

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/19/2024].

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