Specimen Information

Dorosoma cepedianum
Dorosoma cepedianum
(Gizzard Shad)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID35542
GroupFishes
GenusDorosoma
Speciescepedianum
Common NameGizzard Shad
StateMI
CountyMuskegon
Localityabout 1 mile south of the channel connecting Lake Michigan and Muskegon Lake, west of Muskegon.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMuskegon
HUC8 Number04060102
HUC10 NameMuskegon River
HUC10 Number0406010210
HUC12 NameBear Creek
HUC12 Number040601021003
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month10
Collection Year1953
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaycanal
Statusestablished
Reference 1
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
Commentsfirst valid record from Lake Michigan
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest RecordDrainage
Museum Cat NumberUMMZ 165645
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size255 mm SL


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