Specimen Information

Alosa sapidissima
Alosa sapidissima
(American Shad)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID26217
GroupFishes
GenusAlosa
Speciessapidissima
Common NameAmerican Shad
StateAK
CountyAnchorage
LocalityFort Wrangell on Stikine River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameEtolin-Zarembo-Wrangell Islands
HUC8 Number19010209
Map
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Collection Year1894
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:32
Author:Smith, H.M.
Date:1896
Title:A review of the history and results of the attempts to acclimatize fish and other water animals in the Pacific states.
Journal:Bulletin of the United States Fish Commission
Volume:15
Pages:379-472
CommentsAn alcohol tank loaned to the Natural History Society in Sitka was returned to the Albatross (US Fish Commission steamer) w/ one shad. Collection site not known. female
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalWashington (UW?)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size394 mm, 0.91 kg


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