Specimen Information

Alosa sapidissima
Alosa sapidissima
(American Shad)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID33791
GroupFishes
GenusAlosa
Speciessapidissima
Common NameAmerican Shad
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalityCalumet River, south of Chicago
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLittle Calumet-Galien
HUC8 Number04040001
HUC10 NameCalumet River-Frontal Lake Michigan
HUC10 Number0404000106
HUC12 NameCalumet River-Frontal Lake Michigan
HUC12 Number040400010603
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month6
Collection Year1873
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
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked"70,000"


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/30/2020].

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