Specimen Information

Dorosoma cepedianum
Dorosoma cepedianum
(Gizzard Shad)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID243337
GroupFishes
GenusDorosoma
Speciescepedianum
Common NameGizzard Shad
StateUT
Localitylower San Juan drainage
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Centroid TypeHUC8
HUC8 NameLower San Juan
HUC8 Number14080205
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month6
Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17443
Author:Mueller, G.A., and J.L. Brooks
Date:2004
Title:Collection of an adult gizzard shad (Dorosoma cepedianum) from the San Juan River, Utah.
Journal:Western North American Naturalist
Volume:64
Issue:1
Pages:135-136
Commentsfirst occurrence of this species in the Colorado River or any of its tributaries
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recorddrainage
DisposalUniversity of New Mexico
Museum Cat NumberMSB 49122
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult
Specimen Impactpresents a threat to the endangered planktivore the Razorback sucker.


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