Specimen Information

Alosa aestivalis
Alosa aestivalis
(Blueback Herring)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1247376
GroupFishes
GenusAlosa
Speciesaestivalis
Common NameBlueback Herring
StateAL
LocalityLewis Smith Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSipsey Fork
HUC8 Number03160110
HUC10 NameMulberry Fork
HUC10 Number0316011005
HUC12 NameBoyd Creek-Sipsey Fork
HUC12 Number031601100507
Map
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Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked illegally
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28465
Author:Johnson, K.
Date:2015
Title:Herring bust at Lewis Smith Lake leads to invasive species charges
Publisher:Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
Reference 2
Ref. Number:28466
Author:Anonymous
Date:2015
Title:Herring bust at Smith Lake leads to invasive species charge against Jasper man
Publisher:Corridor Messenger
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/21/2020].

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