Specimen Information

Alosa aestivalis
Alosa aestivalis
(Blueback Herring)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID283236
GroupFishes
GenusAlosa
Speciesaestivalis
Common NameBlueback Herring
StateNY
CountyOneida
LocalityMohawk River, southeast of Rome.
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMohawk
HUC8 Number02020004
Map
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Collection Month6
Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaycanal
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24520
Author:Limburg, K.E., I. Blackburn, R. Schmidt, T. Lake, J. Hasse, M. Elfman, and P. Kristiansson
Date:2001
Title:Otolith microchemistry indicates unezpected patterns of residency and anadromy in blueback herring, Alosa aestivalis, in the Hudson and Mowhawk rivers.
Journal:Bulletin Français de la Pêche et de la Pisciculture
Volume:362-363
Pages:931-938
Commentscollected during the spawning run, which lasts from April to August.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/28/2020].

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