Specimen Information

Salmo salar
Salmo salar
(Atlantic Salmon)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID34888
GroupFishes
GenusSalmo
Speciessalar
Common NameAtlantic Salmon
StateMA
Localitystate non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameNew England Region
HUC8 Number01000000
Map
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Collection Year1980
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:103
Author:Hartel, K.
Date:1992
Title:Non-native fishes known from Massachusetts freshwaters.
Journal:Occasional Reports of the MCZ Fish Department
Volume:2
Pages:1-9
CommentsMassive reintroduction to replace extirpated populations since the 1970's
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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