Specimen Information

Alosa sapidissima
Alosa sapidissima
(American Shad)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID27687
GroupFishes
GenusAlosa
Speciessapidissima
Common NameAmerican Shad
StateAZ
CountyMohave
LocalityColorado River at The Needles
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHavasu-Mohave Lakes
HUC8 Number15030101
HUC10 NameColorado River-Lake Havasu
HUC10 Number1503010107
HUC12 NameMohave Wash-Colorado River
HUC12 Number150301010702
Map
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Collection Year1885
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusfailed
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
Reference 2
Ref. Number:13709
Author:Moyle, P.B.
Date:2002
Title:Inland fishes of California.
Publisher:University of California Press
Pages:502 pp.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked848000


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/26/2019].

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