Specimen Information

Salmo salar
Salmo salar
(Atlantic Salmon)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID26204
GroupFishes
GenusSalmo
Speciessalar
Common NameAtlantic Salmon
StateAK
Localitymarine waters off Alaska, as far west as the Kenai Peninsula
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameGulf of Alaska
HUC8 Number32005400
Map
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Collection Year1990
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statuscollected
CommentsEscaped aquaculture in British Columbia.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/31/2020].

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