Specimen Information

Alosa pseudoharengus
Alosa pseudoharengus
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1692845
Common NameAlewife
LocalityWinnetka, Tower Road Beach, S edge of Cooling Pond Wall in Open Water, Lake Michigan drainage
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePike-Root
HUC8 Number04040002
HUC10 NameWaukegan River-Frontal Lake Michigan
HUC10 Number0404000205
HUC12 NameDiversey Harbor-Frontal Lake Michigan
HUC12 Number040400020501
Collection Day10
Collection Month4
Collection Year1970
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27378
Author:Cranberg, C., and R. Keller
Title:Illinois Database of Aquatic Non-native Species
Publisher:School of Environmental Sustainability, Loyola University Chicago
Reference 2
Ref. Number:37923
Author:University of Michigan Museum of Zoology
Title:University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, Division of Fishes
Publisher:University of Michigan Museum of Zoology
CommentsWater: fairly turbid Current: weak Vegetation: none Bottom: sand Distance from shore: 0-50 ft Water depth: 0-5 ft 2300-2330 Temp of air 55 F; smelt fisherman discards
Record TypeSpecimen
Museum Cat NumberUWZM-F-0000015
VerifierGreat Lakes Invasives Network


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/6/2023].

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