Specimen Information

Dorosoma petenense
Dorosoma petenense
(Threadfin Shad)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1403579
GroupFishes
GenusDorosoma
Speciespetenense
Common NameThreadfin Shad
StateTN
Localitymiddle Tennessee-Chickamauga
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameMiddle Tennessee-Chickamauga
HUC8 Number06020001
Map
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Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:705
Author:Etnier, D.A., and W.C. Starnes.
Date:1993
Title:The fishes of Tennessee.
Publisher:The University of Tennessee Press
Pages:681 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:14971
Author:Boschung, H.T., Jr., and R.L. Mayden.
Date:2004
Title:Fishes of Alabama.
Publisher:Smithsonian Books
Pages:736 pp
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
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
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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