Alosa sapidissima
Alosa sapidissima
(American Shad)
Native Transplant

24 results for Alosa sapidissima (American Shad)
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Specimen IDStateCountyLocalityYear HUC Number What's this? Drainage nameStatus
26574 AL Cahaba River1902 03150202 Cahabafailed
26573 ALMontgomeryAlabama River at Montgomery1876 03150201 Upper Alabamafailed
27361 AZMohaveColorado River at the Needles1884 15030101 Havasu-Mohave Lakesfailed
27687 AZMohaveColorado River at The Needles1885 15030101 Havasu-Mohave Lakesfailed
27688 AZMohaveColorado River at The Needles1886 15030101 Havasu-Mohave Lakesfailed
28654 CA lower reaches of the Feather River1976 18020159 Honcut Headwaters-Lower Featherestablished
28248 CAMontereyMonterey Bay1896 18060015 Monterey Bayestablished
28240 CATehamaSacramento River at Tehama1871 18020156 Thomes Creek-Sacramento Riverfailed
160536 CATehamaSacramento River at Tehama1871 18020156 Thomes Creek-Sacramento Riverestablished
28241 CATehamaSacramento River near Tehama1873 18020156 Thomes Creek-Sacramento Rivercollected
28242 CATehamaSacramento River near Tehama1876 18020156 Thomes Creek-Sacramento Rivercollected
29388 CATehamaSacramento River near Tehama1877 18020156 Thomes Creek-Sacramento Rivercollected
29390 CATehamaSacramento River near Tehama1878 18020156 Thomes Creek-Sacramento Rivercollected
29391 CATehamaSacramento River near Tehama1880 18020156 Thomes Creek-Sacramento Rivercollected
38684 NVClarkColorado River1946 15030101 Havasu-Mohave Lakesfailed
39720 NY Lake Ontario1870 04150200 Lake Ontariofailed
39440 NY Lake Ontario1931 04150200 Lake Ontarioextirpated
39719 NY Lake Ontario1972 04150200 Lake Ontariofailed
1401813 NY Chaumont-Perch drainage1985 04150102 Chaumont-Perchestablished
39439 NY Lake Ontario, eastern end of1985 04150200 Lake Ontariofailed
45681 VT Lamoille River at Georgia1874 04150405 Lamoille Rivercollected
45679 VT Winooski at Burlington1873 04150403 Winooski Rivercollected
45678 VTAddisonOtter Creek at Vergennes, Lake Champlain drainage1873 04150402 Otter Creekcollected
45680 VTFranklinMissisquoi River at Swanton1874 04150407 Missiquoi Rivercollected

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/4/2021].

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