Specimen Information

Alosa sapidissima
Alosa sapidissima
(American Shad)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID28630
GroupFishes
GenusAlosa
Speciessapidissima
Common NameAmerican Shad
StateCA
LocalitySacramento River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSacramento Headwaters
HUC8 Number18020005
Map
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Collection Year1871
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:213
Author:Wydoski, R.S., and R.R. Whitney.
Date:1979
Title:Inland Fishes of Washington.
Publisher:University of Washington Press Seattle, WA.
Pages:220 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:445
Author:Chapman, W.M.
Date:1942
Title:Alien fishes in the waters of the Pacific Northwest.
Journal:California Fish and Game
Volume:28
Issue:1
Pages:9-15
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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