Specimen Information

Salmo salar
Salmo salar
(Atlantic Salmon)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID157605
GroupFishes
GenusSalmo
Speciessalar
Common NameAtlantic Salmon
StateAK
CountyPrince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan
LocalityPacific Ocean at Point Baker, south of Petersburg
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NamePrince of Wales
HUC8 Number19010103
Map
+
Collection Day8
Collection Month9
Collection Year2003
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13690
Author:Associated Press.
Date:2003
Title:Fisherman nets an Atlantic salmon.
Publisher:Anchorage Daily News
Issue:October 7, 2003
Commentsescaped from a British Columbia farm
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size10 lbs; 30 in


Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/5/2021].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted. For queries involving fish, please contact Matthew Neilson. For queries involving invertebrates, contact Amy Benson.