Specimen Information

Salmo salar
Salmo salar
(Atlantic Salmon)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID159393
GroupFishes
GenusSalmo
Speciessalar
Common NameAtlantic Salmon
StateAK
CountyValdez-Cordova
LocalityCopper River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Copper River
HUC8 Number19020104
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
Comments"577 Atlantic salmon have been caught in Alaska's waters, including freshwater systems such as the Copper and Situk rivers."; Year is estimated (sometime between 1994-2004)
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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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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