Alosa aestivalis
Alosa aestivalis
(Blueback Herring)
Native Transplant

Impact ID2808
Impact TypeCompetition
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionIn Nova Scotia, small Blueback Herring diets comprised 48% benthic prey, large Blueback Herring diets 81% benthic prey, and both small and large Alewife diets between 85-88% benthic prey, with a higher proportion of detritus than Blueback Herring.
Great Lakes RegionNo

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/24/2024].

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