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
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
620773 CASan FranciscoSan Francisco Bay1873 18050002 San Pablo Bayestablished
620769 CASutterSacramento River1873 18020161 Upper Coon-Upper Auburnestablished
28241 CATehamaSacramento River near Tehama1873 18020156 Thomes Creek-Sacramento Rivercollected
33791 ILCookCalumet River, south of Chicago1873 04040001 Little Calumet-Galienfailed
34089 IN Wabash River at Logansport1873 05120101 Upper Wabashfailed
284729 MIBerrienSt. Joseph River, at Niles1873 04050001 St. Josephfailed
35569 MIIoniaGrand River at Ionia1873 04050006 Lower Grandfailed
284730 MIKalamazooLong Lake1873 04050001 St. Josephfailed
284728 MIMonroeRaisin River, below Monroe1873 04100002 Raisinfailed
35568 MIWayneDetroit River at Detroit1873 04090004 Detroitfailed
37372 NEDouglasElkhorn River near Omaha1873 10220003 Lower Elkhornfailed
37445 NEDouglasElkhorn River near Omaha1873 10220003 Lower Elkhornfailed
40122 OHAshtabulaAshtabula River at Ashtabula1873 04110003 Ashtabula-Chagrinfailed
42260 PAWestmorelandMonongahela River at Greensburg1873 05020005 Lower Monongahelafailed
44929 UT Salt Lake1873 16020310 Great Salt Lakefailed
44392 UTWeberJordan River at Ogden1873 16020102 Lower Weberfailed
45537 VA New River at Central Station (=Radford?) [Location approximate, hand plotted]1873 05050001 Upper Newfailed
45679 VT Winooski at Burlington1873 04150403 Winooski Rivercollected
45678 VTAddisonOtter Creek at Vergennes, Lake Champlain drainage1873 04150402 Otter Creekcollected
46574 WIOutagamieFox River at Appleton1873 04030204 Lower Foxfailed
46416 WIOutagamieFox River at Appleton1873 04030204 Lower Foxfailed
46871 WV Greenbrier River at Ronceverte1873 05050003 Greenbrierfailed

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/29/2020].

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