Specimen Information

Salmo salar
Salmo salar
(Atlantic Salmon)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID159392
GroupFishes
GenusSalmo
Speciessalar
Common NameAtlantic Salmon
StateAK
CountyYakutat
LocalitySituk River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameYakutat Bay-Gulf of Alaska
HUC8 Number19010405
HUC10 NameYakutat Bay-Frontal Gulf of Alaska
HUC10 Number1901040513
HUC12 NameYakutat Bay-Frontal Gulf of Alaska
HUC12 Number190104051302
Map
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Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyEstimated
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
Commentsfreshwater location; 577 Atlantic salmon have been caught in Alaska waters since 1994; year is estimated - found sometime between 1994-2004
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/18/2020].

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