Specimen Information

Salmo salar
Salmo salar
(Atlantic Salmon)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID26203
GroupFishes
GenusSalmo
Speciessalar
Common NameAtlantic Salmon
StateAK
Localitycoastal waters of Alaska
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameYukon Delta
HUC8 Number19090305
Map
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Collection Year1990
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statuscollected
Commentsreported in commercial fishery since 1990. Escaped aquaculture in British Columbia. Reports only in marine waters, not established.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collectedlots


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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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