Specimen Information

Dorosoma petenense
Dorosoma petenense
(Threadfin Shad)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID31054
Common NameThreadfin Shad
LocalityCoursey Pond
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBroadkill-Smyrna
HUC8 Number02040207
HUC10 NameMurderkill River-Delaware Bay
HUC10 Number0204020704
HUC12 NameSpring Branch-Murderkill River
HUC12 Number020402070401
Collection Year1977
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for forage
Reference 1
Ref. Number:85
Author:Raasch, M.S., and V.L. Altemus, Sr.
Title:Delaware's freshwater and brackish water fishes - a popular account.
Publisher:Delaware State College Center for the Study of Del-Mar-Va Habitats and the Society of Natural History of Delaware.
Pages:166 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:86
Author:Martin, C.C.
Title:Delaware pond management program. Project F-32-R, January 1, 1979-June 30, 1984.
Publisher:Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife, Dover, DE.
Reference 3
Ref. Number:17267
Author:Raasch, M.S.
Title:Delaware's Freshwater and Brackish-Water Fishes.
Publisher:Delaware Nature Society.
Pages:179 pp
Commentsstocked for forage experimentally because it is smaller than the gizzard shad. Did not survive the winter.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate


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