Specimen Information

Alosa sapidissima
Alosa sapidissima
(American Shad)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID161257
GroupFishes
GenusAlosa
Speciessapidissima
Common NameAmerican Shad
StateWA
CountySkagit
LocalitySkagit Bay
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NamePuget Sound
HUC8 Number17110019
Map
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Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14037
Author:Cohen, A.N.
Date:2004
Title:An exotic species detection program for Puget Sound.
Publisher:Puget Sound Action Team.
Pages:52
CommentsAdults and juveniles are common in Skagit Bay, and rare in other parts of Puget Sound.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/1/2021].

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