Specimen Information

Salmo salar
Salmo salar
(Atlantic Salmon)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID159391
GroupFishes
GenusSalmo
Speciessalar
Common NameAtlantic Salmon
StateAK
CountyPrince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan
LocalityPacific Ocean near Thorne Bay, Ketchikan, AK
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePrince of Wales
HUC8 Number19010103
HUC10 NameKashevarof Passage-Frontal Clarence Strait
HUC10 Number1901010303
HUC12 NameThorne Bay-Frontal Tolstoi Bay
HUC12 Number190101030310
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month7
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13939
Author:Anonymous
Date:2004
Title:Atlantic salmon caught near Ketchikan.
Publisher:Sitnews
Issue:July 24, 2004
Commentspossibly one of the 2587 fish that escaped a farm in B.C. between July 5-10.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size8.3 lbs


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

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