Specimen Information

Dorosoma petenense
Dorosoma petenense
(Threadfin Shad)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1403550
Common NameThreadfin Shad
LocalityGuntersville Lake drainage
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Centroid TypeHUC8
HUC8 NameGuntersville Lake
HUC8 Number06030001
Collection Year1996
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1563
Author:Mettee, M.F., P.E. O'Neil, and J.M. Pierson.
Title:Fishes of Alabama and the Mobile Basin.
Publisher:Oxmoor House, Inc, Birmingham, AL.
Pages:820 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:14971
Author:Boschung, H.T., Jr., and R.L. Mayden.
Title:Fishes of Alabama.
Publisher:Smithsonian Books
Pages:736 pp
Reference 3
Ref. Number:705
Author:Etnier, D.A., and W.C. Starnes.
Title:The fishes of Tennessee.
Publisher:The University of Tennessee Press
Pages:681 pp
CommentsBoschung and Mayden 2004 say introduced to TN drainage; Mettee et al. say native to TN drainage; Etnier and Starnes 1993 say native; In 1948, thread - fin 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).
Record TypeLiterature


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