Specimen Information

Alosa sapidissima
Alosa sapidissima
(American Shad)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID30327
GroupFishes
GenusAlosa
Speciessapidissima
Common NameAmerican Shad
StateCO
CountyDenver
LocalityPlatte River at Denver
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle South Platte-Cherry Creek
HUC8 Number10190003
HUC10 NameCherry Creek-South Platte River
HUC10 Number1019000303
HUC12 NameCherry Creek-South Platte River
HUC12 Number101900030304
Map
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Collection Year1872
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1386
Author:Wiltzius, W.J.
Date:1985
Title:Fish culture and stocking in Colorado, 1872-1978.
Journal:Division Report
Publisher:Colorado Division of Wildlife.
Volume:12
Pages:102 pp
Commentsfirst stocked in state 1872, no records for the west slope.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest RecordState
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/16/2019].

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