Alosa sapidissima
Alosa sapidissima
(American Shad)
Native Transplant

14 results for Alosa sapidissima (American Shad)
Download Data
Click here for listing in all states

Specimen IDStateCountyLocalityYear HUC Number What's this? Drainage nameStatus
40071 OH Ohio River1882 05030202 Upper Ohio-Shadefailed
39998 OH state non-specific1870  failed
40067 OH state non-specific1900  failed
40122 OHAshtabulaAshtabula River at Ashtabula1873 04110003 Ashtabula-Chagrinfailed
40129 OHColumbianaMuskingum River at Bayard1875 05040001 Tuscarawasfailed
40001 OHCuyahogaLake Erie at Cleveland1871 04260000 Lake Eriefailed
40126 OHFranklinScioto River at Columbus1875 05060001 Upper Sciotofailed
40128 OHHuronHuron River at Monroeville1874 04100012 Huron-Vermilionfailed
40125 OHLoganBuckinghela River [Bokengehalas] at Bellefontaine1874 05080001 Upper Great Miami, Indiana, Ohiofailed
40127 OHLorainBlack River at Elyria1874 04110001 Black-Rockyfailed
40130 OHMuskingumMuskingum River at Zanesville1876 05040004 Muskingumfailed
40121 OHPortageCuyahoga River at Kent1872 04110002 Cuyahogafailed
40124 OHSanduskySandusky River at Fremont1874 04100011 Sanduskyfailed
40123 OHWoodGrand River at Eagleville1874 04100010 Cedar-Portagefailed

Data Disclaimer: Number of records does not imply species abundance. This summary represent collection records only and may not reflect the actual distribution of established populations. These data are preliminary or provisional and are subject to revision. They are being provided to meet the need for timely best science. The data have not received final approval by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and are provided on the condition that neither the USGS nor the U.S. Government shall be held liable for any damages resulting from the authorized or unauthorized use of the data.


The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/18/2024].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted.

For general information and questions about the database, contact Wesley Daniel. For problems and technical issues, contact Matthew Neilson.