Alosa aestivalis
Alosa aestivalis
(Blueback Herring)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Impact ID2723
Impact TypeCompetition
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationN/A
Impact DescriptionBlueback herring are believed to have the potential to displace smelt and other native forage fish.
Reference18753
Great Lakes RegionYes
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/6/2022].

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