Specimen Information

Alosa aestivalis
Alosa aestivalis
(Blueback Herring)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1406320
GroupFishes
GenusAlosa
Speciesaestivalis
Common NameBlueback Herring
StateMD
CountyCharles
LocalityPotomac River, at Fenwick, [ca. 17.9 air miles SSW center Washington, DC]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Potomac-Anacostia-Occoquan
HUC8 Number02070010
HUC10 NameOccoquan River-Potomac River
HUC10 Number0207001008
HUC12 NameOccoquan Bay-Potomac River
HUC12 Number020700100805
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month9
Collection Year1968
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for forage
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26212
Author:GBIF
Date:2013
Title:Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Database.
Publisher:Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Reference 2
Ref. Number:25976
Author:North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences
Date:2013
Title:North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences ichthyology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, http://data.gbif.org/datasets/resource/8099
Publisher:North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences
CommentsData from GBIF data index - original values.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalNorth Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberNCSM 64180
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/27/2020].

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