Specimen Information

Alosa sapidissima
Alosa sapidissima
(American Shad)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID160486
GroupFishes
GenusAlosa
Speciessapidissima
Common NameAmerican Shad
StateWA
LocalityWashington coast between Destruction Island and Umatilla Lightship
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameHoh-Quillayute
HUC8 Number17100101
Map
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Collection Year1942
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:445
Author:Chapman, W.M.
Date:1942
Title:Alien fishes in the waters of the Pacific Northwest.
Journal:California Fish and Game
Volume:28
Issue:1
Pages:9-15
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/28/2021].

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