Specimen Information

Salmo salar
Salmo salar
(Atlantic Salmon)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID166836
GroupFishes
GenusSalmo
Speciessalar
Common NameAtlantic Salmon
StateAK
CountyKenai Peninsula
Localitynear Kasilof, off Cohoe beach
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Kenai Peninsula
HUC8 Number19020301
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month7
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statuscollected
CommentsOne specimen collected by Joel Doner, a setnet fisherman near Kasilof.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordcounty
Disposalcarcase discarded, otoliths and scales archived
VerifierPiorkowski, Bob (Alaska Fish and Game)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater-Marine
Number Collected1
Size10 lbs, 29 inches


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/28/2020].

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