Alosa aestivalis
Alosa aestivalis
(Blueback Herring)
Fishes
Native Transplant

8 results for Alosa aestivalis (Blueback Herring)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
2721 Alosa aestivalis Competition Anecdotal Field If blueback herring became established throughout Lake Ontario and/or spread to other Great Lakes... 14488
2723 Alosa aestivalis Competition Anecdotal N/A Blueback herring are believed to have the potential to displace smelt and other native forage fish. 18753
2794 Alosa aestivalis Competition Anecdotal Field Blueback Herring in a South Carolina reservoir ate mostly zooplankton, including Bosmina sp.... 14491
2795 Alosa aestivalis Competition Observational Field Blueback Herring compete for food with Alewife in the Great lakes. 14488
2799 Alosa aestivalis Competition Anecdotal Field Blueback Herring in South Carolina reservoirs probably compete for food resources with other... 26640
2802 Alosa aestivalis Competition Observational Field In a South Carolina reservoir, Blueback Herring consumed some juvenile fishes (Clupeid and... 24389
2806 Alosa aestivalis Competition Observational Field There was high dietary overlap in zooplankton prey between both juvenile and adult Blueback Herring... 33786
2808 Alosa aestivalis Competition Observational Field In Nova Scotia, small Blueback Herring diets comprised 48% benthic prey, large Blueback Herring... 1897

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