Specimen Information

Alosa sapidissima
Alosa sapidissima
(American Shad)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID33324
GroupFishes
GenusAlosa
Speciessapidissima
Common NameAmerican Shad
StateID
LocalitySnake River below Shoshone Falls, up to Hells Canyon
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Snake-Rock
HUC8 Number17040212
Map
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Collection Year1990
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:132
Author:Idaho Fish and Game.
Date:1990
Title:Fisheries Management Plan 1991-1995. Appendix I - A list of Idaho fishes and their distribution by drainage.
Publisher:Idaho Fish and Game.
CommentsThis information was based on a colum in a table in the Fish Management Plan that covered the Snake River from where it entered Idaho to Shoshone Falls, a distance of about 500 river miles. Shad only have access in the Snake River up to Hells Canyon Dam (river mile 247). The more appropriate HUC is "17060101 Hells Canyon" -- Fred Partridge, Idaho Fish and Game
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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