Specimen Information

Alosa sapidissima
Alosa sapidissima
(American Shad)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID26574
GroupFishes
GenusAlosa
Speciessapidissima
Common NameAmerican Shad
StateAL
LocalityCahaba River
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameCahaba
HUC8 Number03150202
Map
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Collection Year1902
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1773
Author:Bowers, G.M.
Date:1904
Title:Report of the Commissioner of Fish and Fisheries for the year ending June 30, 1902. Part XXVIII.
Publisher:US Commission of Fish and Fisheries, Washington, DC.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked"450,000"
Year Classfingerling


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/23/2021].

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