Specimen Information

Alosa aestivalis
Alosa aestivalis
(Blueback Herring)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1406321
Common NameBlueback Herring
CountyNew Kent
LocalityPamunkey River, two areas, near mouth of St. Peters Swamp (Lilly Point area) and large embayment N of Pamunkey Indian Reservation (off mouth of Old Town Creek), ca. 11.5-12.7 air miles WNW of West Point, [see remarks]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePamunkey
HUC8 Number02080106
HUC10 NameLower Pamunkey River
HUC10 Number0208010611
HUC12 NameCohoke Mill Creek-Pamunkey River
HUC12 Number020801061101
Collection Day17
Collection Month10
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for forage
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26212
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
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 73445


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/23/2024].

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