Alosa sapidissima
Alosa sapidissima
(American Shad)
Native Transplant

84 results for Alosa sapidissima (American Shad)
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Specimen IDStateCountyLocalityYear HUC Number What's this? Drainage nameStatus
165471 AK Lower Susitna River (HUC-8)2002 19020505 Lower Susitna Riverestablished
165448 AK Southeast Mainland (HUC-8)2002 19010105 Burroughs Bayestablished
165458 AKYakutatSituk River2002 19010405 Yakutat Bay-Gulf of Alaskaestablished
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
28261 CA Carquinez Strait, near San Francisco1896 18050002 San Pablo Bayestablished
28664 CA Eel River in northern CA1976 18010105 Lower Eelestablished
28243 CA Linsoon Bay, a branch of the harbor of San Francisco1873 18050002 San Pablo Baycollected
29378 CA Linsoon Bay, a branch of the harbor of San Francisco1873 18050002 San Pablo Bayestablished
29438 CA Sacramento River1871 18020005 Sacramento Headwatersestablished
28630 CA Sacramento River1871 18020005 Sacramento Headwatersestablished
28648 CA Sacramento River1871 18020005 Sacramento Headwatersestablished
28245 CA Sacramento River1874 18020005 Sacramento Headwatersestablished
28649 CA Sacramento River1879 18020005 Sacramento Headwatersestablished
29439 CA Sacramento River1980 18020005 Sacramento Headwatersestablished
28260 CA San Pablo Bay (north of San Francisco Bay)1896 18050002 San Pablo Bayestablished
28654 CA lower reaches of the Feather River1976 18020159 Honcut Headwaters-Lower Featherestablished
29441 CADel Norte-Humboldtnorthern coastline in rivers with ocean access from Eel River northward1980 32505700 Oregon, Washington, Vancouver Coast and Shelfestablished
28256 CAMarinDrakes Bay (just north of San Francisco)1896 18050005 Tomales-Drake Baysestablished
28248 CAMontereyMonterey Bay1896 18060015 Monterey Bayestablished
620773 CASan FranciscoSan Francisco Bay1873 18050002 San Pablo Bayestablished
747271 CASolanoCarquinez Strait, 1/2 mile above Crockett toll bridge1962 18050001 Suisun Bayestablished

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/4/2020].

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