Specimen Information

Dorosoma petenense
Dorosoma petenense
(Threadfin Shad)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1403518
GroupFishes
GenusDorosoma
Speciespetenense
Common NameThreadfin Shad
LocalityLower Ohio (HUC8) non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameLower Ohio
HUC8 Number05140206
Map
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Collection Year1986
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:82
Author:Burr, B.M., and M.L. Warren, Jr.
Date:1986
Title:A distributional atlas of Kentucky fishes. Scientific and Technical Series No. 4.
Publisher:Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission
Pages:398 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:14920
Author:Irons, K.S., S.A. Delain, E. Gittinger, B.S. Ickes, C.S. Kolar, D. Ostendorf, E.N. Ratcliff, and A.J. Benson.
Date:2009
Title:Non-native fishes in the Upper Mississippi River System.
Publisher:US Geological Survey and US Army Corps of Engineers [Long Term Resources Monitoring Program (LTRMP)].
Issue:Scientific Investigations Report 2009-5176
Pages:1-131
Reference 3
Ref. Number:1523
Author:Laird, C.A., and L.M. Page
Date:1996
Title:Non-native fishes inhabiting the streams and lakes of Illinois.
Journal:Illinois Natural History Survey Bulletin
Volume:35
Issue:1
Pages:1-51
CommentsIn 1948, threadfin shad were first discovered in impoundments of the Tennessee River (Tennessee Valley Authority, 1954)[Irons et al. 2009]; stocked in TVA reservoirs in 1940s-1950s (Laird and Page, 1996); Robison 1986 - zoogeography book says native mainstem Ohio.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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