Specimen Information

Alosa pseudoharengus
Alosa pseudoharengus
(Alewife)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID282964
GroupFishes
GenusAlosa
Speciespseudoharengus
Common NameAlewife
StateNY
CountyEssex
LocalityLake Champlain at Crown Point Lighthouse
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Champlain
HUC8 Number04150408
HUC10 NamePutnam Creek-Lake Champlain
HUC10 Number0415040803
HUC12 NameMcKenzie Brook-Lake Champlain
HUC12 Number041504080304
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month6
Collection Year1929
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24497
Author:Schmidt, R.E., and R. Morse
Date:2011
Title:An historical record of alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus) in Lake Champlain.
Journal:Northeastern Naturalist
Volume:18
Issue:2
Pages:229-235
Commentsonly recognized in this historic sample in 2011; evidence of an earlier failed introduction
Record TypeSpecimen
Museum Cat NumberNYSM 61222
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3
Size16-18 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/18/2021].

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