Specimen Information

Dorosoma cepedianum
Dorosoma cepedianum
(Gizzard Shad)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID34436
GroupFishes
GenusDorosoma
Speciescepedianum
Common NameGizzard Shad
StateKY
CountyHarlan
LocalityMartins Fork Lake and other small impoundments above Cumberland Falls
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Cumberland
HUC8 Number05130101
HUC10 NamePoor Fork Cumberland River-Martins Fork Cumberland River
HUC10 Number0513010101
HUC12 NameUpper Martins Fork Cumberland River
HUC12 Number051301010103
Map
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Collection Year1986
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for forage
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:82
Author:Burr, B.M., and M.L. Warren, Jr.
Date:1986
Title:A distributional atlas of Kentucky fishes. Scientific and Technical Series No. 4.
Publisher:Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission
Pages:398 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:184
Author:Minckley, W.L., and L.A. Krumholz
Date:1960
Title:Natural hybridization between the clupeid genera Dorosoma and Signalosa, with a report on the distribution of S. pretenensis.
Journal:Zoologica
Volume:44
Issue:4
Pages:171-180
Commentsfound statewide (native to other areas of the state?) Native to Cumberland River downstream of Cumberland Falls. Present above falls via introduction. A portion of the Upper Cumberland HUC lies below Cumberland Falls where the species is native.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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