Specimen Information

Alosa sapidissima
Alosa sapidissima
(American Shad)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID33119
GroupFishes
GenusAlosa
Speciessapidissima
Common NameAmerican Shad
StateIA
CountyWapello
LocalityDes Moines River at Ottumwa
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Des Moines
HUC8 Number07100009
HUC10 NameMiddle Avery Creek-Des Moines River
HUC10 Number0710000907
HUC12 NameKettle Creek-Des Moines River
HUC12 Number071000090709
Map
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Collection Day30
Collection Month7
Collection Year1874
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1499
Author:Baird, S.F.
Date:1878
Title:Report of the U.S. Fish Commission for 1875-1876.
Publisher:Goverment Printing Office, Washington.
Volume:4
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/28/2020].

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