Specimen Information

Alosa sapidissima
Alosa sapidissima
(American Shad)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID29438
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:275
Author:Lee, D.S., C.R. Gilbert, C.H. Hocutt, R.E. Jenkins, D.E. McAllister, and J.R. Stauffer, Jr.
Date:1980
Title:Atlas of North American Freshwater Fishes.
Publisher:North Carolina State Museum of Natural History
Issue:12
Pages:854 pp
Commentsstocked 1871-1881
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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