Specimen Information

Alosa sapidissima
Alosa sapidissima
(American Shad)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID28648
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:217
Author:Moyle, P.B.
Date:1976
Title:Inland fishes of California.
Publisher:University of California Press Berkeley, CA.
Pages:405 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:218
Author:Skinner, J.E.
Date:1962
Title:An historical overview of the fish and wildlife resources of the San Francisco Bay area.
Publisher:California Fish and Game Water Projects Branch Report.
Volume:1
Pages:225 pp
CommentsStocked between 1871 and 1881.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked"800,000"


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