Alosa sapidissima
Alosa sapidissima
(American Shad)
Native Transplant

111 results for Alosa sapidissima (American Shad)
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Specimen IDStateCountyLocalityYear HUC Number What's this? Drainage nameStatus
165452 AK Kuiu-Kupreanof-Mitkof-Etolin-Zarembo-Wrangell Island (HUC-8)2002 19010207 Stikine Riverestablished
26216 AKAnchorageStikine River, at mouth, near Wrangell Island1891 19010207 Stikine Riverestablished
160491 AKKodiak IslandKodiak Island1942 19020701 Kodiak-Afognak Islandsestablished
165474 AKKodiak IslandKodiak Island2002 19020701 Kodiak-Afognak Islandsestablished
160490 AKWrangell-PetersburgStikine River1942 19010207 Stikine Riverestablished
29441 CADel Norte-Humboldtnorthern coastline in rivers with ocean access from Eel River northward1980 32505700 Oregon, Washington, Vancouver Coast and Shelfestablished
28251 CALos AngelesEast San Pedro1890 18070106 San Gabrielestablished
28252 CALos AngelesEast San Pedro1894 18070106 San Gabrielestablished
28255 CALos AngelesRedondo Beach1893 18070104 Santa Monica Bayestablished
28254 CALos AngelesSan Pedro1895 18070106 San Gabrielestablished
28250 CALos AngelesWilmington1880 18070106 San Gabrielestablished
28246 CALos AngelesWilmington1896 18070106 San Gabrielcollected
1675239 CASan Diego[No locality description provided]2020 18070304 San Diego 
33120 IAPolkDes Moines River at Des Moines1874 07100004 Middle Des Moinesfailed
33119 IAWapelloDes Moines River at Ottumwa1874 07100009 Lower Des Moinesfailed
33324 ID Snake River below Shoshone Falls, up to Hells Canyon1990 17040212 Upper Snake-Rockestablished
33327 ID Snake River to Lewiston (whole length of state)1978 17060103 Lower Snake-Asotinestablished
33792 IL Rock River, Rockford1874 07090005 Lower Rockfailed
34854 LA Notalbany River at Tickfaw1875 08070203 Tickfawfailed
35897 MNRamseyMississippi River a few km above St. Paul1872 07010206 Twin Citiesfailed
35903 MNRamseyMississippi River at St. Paul1872 07010206 Twin Citiesfailed
39437 NYNiagaraNiagara River, at mouth1985 04270101 Niagara Riverfailed
40441 OR Columbia River1876 17080003 Lower Columbia-Clatskanieestablished
40443 OR Columbia River1885 17080003 Lower Columbia-Clatskanieestablished
40442 OR Columbia River1886 17080003 Lower Columbia-Clatskanieestablished

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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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