Alosa sapidissima
Alosa sapidissima
(American Shad)
Native Transplant

47 results for Alosa sapidissima (American Shad)
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Specimen IDStateCountyLocalityYear HUC Number What's this? Drainage nameStatus
45753 WA coastal waters1881 17100102 Queets-Quinaultestablished
45997 WA coastal waters1896 17100102 Queets-Quinaultestablished
45962 WA coastal waters1976 17100102 Queets-Quinaultestablished
46053 WA Columbia River1876 17020010 Upper Columbia-Entiatestablished
45832 WA Columbia River1885 17020010 Upper Columbia-Entiatestablished
45752 WA Columbia River1885 17020010 Upper Columbia-Entiatestablished
45833 WA Columbia River1886 17020010 Upper Columbia-Entiatestablished
161256 WA Columbia River1906 17020010 Upper Columbia-Entiatestablished
45963 WA Columbia River1976 17020010 Upper Columbia-Entiatestablished
45834 WA Columbia River1979 17020010 Upper Columbia-Entiatestablished
46080 WA Columbia River1980 17020010 Upper Columbia-Entiatestablished
45754 WA Puget Sound drainage1882 17110019 Puget Soundestablished
46081 WA Puget Sound drainage1980 17110019 Puget Soundestablished
45835 WA Snake River, lower reaches1979 17060100 Lower Snakeestablished
160486 WA Washington coast between Destruction Island and Umatilla Lightship1942 17100101 Hoh-Quillayuteestablished
268370 WA state non-specific1935 17000000 Pacific Northwest Regionestablished
160489 WA state non-specific1942 17000000 Pacific Northwest Regioncollected
747266 WABentonCOLUMBIA R.IN MCNARY SPAWNING CHANNEL1968 17070101 Middle Columbia-Lake Wallulaestablished
613468 WAClallamPUGET SOUND2003 17110020 Dungeness-Elwhaestablished
613475 WAClallamPUGET SOUND2003 17110020 Dungeness-Elwhaestablished
747264 WAClarkCOLUMBIA R. BELOW MOUTH OF WILLAMETTE R. B1953 17080003 Lower Columbia-Clatskanieestablished
238389 WAClarkVancouver Lake1998 17080003 Lower Columbia-Clatskaniecollected
45836 WAGrays HarborChehalis River1979 17100105 Grays Harborestablished
268371 WAGrays HarborGrays Harbor1935 17100105 Grays Harborestablished
160488 WAGrays HarborGrays Harbor1942 17100105 Grays Harborcollected

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/25/2024].

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