Specimen Information

Dorosoma cepedianum
Dorosoma cepedianum
(Gizzard Shad)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID158840
GroupFishes
GenusDorosoma
Speciescepedianum
Common NameGizzard Shad
StateUT
CountySan Juan
LocalityLake Powell, upper portion
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower San Juan
HUC8 Number14080205
HUC10 NameNeskahi Wash-San Juan River
HUC10 Number1408020508
HUC12 NameNasia Creek-San Juan River
HUC12 Number140802050807
Map
+
Collection Month8
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayaccidental
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:15308
Author:Knowles, S.
Date:2002
Title:Fish and Wildlife blunders in Lake Powell.
Publisher:Salt Lake Tribune
Volume:2002
Issue:27 August
CommentsMorgan Lake periodically overflows into the San Juan River, a major tributary to Lake Powell. Gizzard shad are present in the upper portions of Lake Powell and biologists predict that within 2-5 yrs, this species will be established throughout the lake. Gustaveson estimates that 2000 gizzards exist in Lake Powell based on the 6 specimens netted in the San Juan River arm of Lake Powell.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected6


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. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/24/2024].

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 general information and questions about the database, contact Wesley Daniel. For problems and technical issues, contact Matthew Neilson.