Specimen Information

Dorosoma cepedianum
Dorosoma cepedianum
(Gizzard Shad)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1657160
GroupFishes
GenusDorosoma
Speciescepedianum
Common NameGizzard Shad
StateIN
CountyPorter
LocalityLake Michigan, Indiana Dunes State Park, west end of Beachhouse Blowout
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLittle Calumet-Galien
HUC8 Number04040001
HUC10 NameCalumet River-Frontal Lake Michigan
HUC10 Number0404000106
HUC12 NameCalumet River-Frontal Lake Michigan
HUC12 Number040400010605
Map
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Collection Day31
Collection Month3
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaycanal | stocked for forage
Statusestablished
CommentsDead fish, lying on the shore, partially consumed by sea gulls.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierM. Neilson (U.S. Geological Survey)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/3/2022].

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