Specimen Information

Alosa pseudoharengus
Alosa pseudoharengus
(Alewife)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID35488
GroupFishes
GenusAlosa
Speciespseudoharengus
Common NameAlewife
StateMI
CountyPresque Isle
LocalityLake Huron, about 40 mi from Rogers City; at a point about midway on a line drawn between Thunder Bay Island Light and Duck Island Light
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLake Huron
HUC8 Number04080300
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month4
Collection Year1935
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaycanal
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1830
Author:Van Oosten, J.
Date:1935
Title:First record of the alewife, Pomolobus pseudo-harengus, for the state of Michigan.
Journal:Copeia
Volume:1935
Issue:4
Pages:194-195
Reference 2
Ref. Number:134
Author:Miller, R.R.
Date:1957
Title:Origin and dispersal of the alewife Alosa pseudoharengus, and the gizzard shad, Dorosoma cepedianum, in the Great Lakes.
Journal:Transactions of the American Fisheries Society
Volume:86
Issue:1956
Pages:97-111
Reference 3
Ref. Number:20843
Author:University of Michigan Museum of Zoology.
Date:2011
Title:University of Michigan Museum of Zoology - Ichthyology Collection.
Publisher:University of Michigan Museum of Zoology.
Comments1st specimen from Michigan; 2nd from Lake Huron. Collected from 70 fathoms
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalUniversity of Michigan Museum of Zoology ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberUMMZ 109109
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classadult
Size188 mm SL
Number Preserved1


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