Specimen Information

Alosa aestivalis
Alosa aestivalis
(Blueback Herring)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID282151
GroupFishes
GenusAlosa
Speciesaestivalis
Common NameBlueback Herring
StateSC
CountyOconee
LocalityLake Jocassee
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSeneca
HUC8 Number03060101
HUC10 NameHeadwaters Keowee River-Lake Jocassee
HUC10 Number0306010101
HUC12 NameWhitewater River
HUC12 Number030601010104
Map
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Collection Year1972
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked misidentified
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24389
Author:Davis, B.M., and J.W. Foltz
Date:1991
Title:Food of blueback herring and threadfin shad in Jocassee Reservoir, South Carolina.
Journal:Transactions of the American Fisheries Society
Volume:120
Pages:605-613
Comments"Alosa aestivalis were inadvertently stocked with the threadfin shad in 1972 or 1974"
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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