Alosa aestivalis
Alosa aestivalis
(Blueback Herring)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Impact ID2721
Impact TypeCompetition
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionIf blueback herring became established throughout Lake Ontario and/or spread to other Great Lakes it could impede recovery of depressed populations of native fishes such as cisco and lake trout
Reference14488
Great Lakes RegionYes
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