Specimen Information

Alosa sapidissima
Alosa sapidissima
(American Shad)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID39719
GroupFishes
GenusAlosa
Speciessapidissima
Common NameAmerican Shad
StateNY
LocalityLake Ontario
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameLake Ontario
HUC8 Number04150200
Map
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Collection Year1972
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:748
Author:Christie, W.J.
Date:1972
Title:Lake Ontario: effects of exploitation, introductions, and eutrophication on the salmonid community.
Journal:Journal of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada
Volume:29
Pages:913-929
Commentscites Dymond et al. 1929; introduced in last century
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/17/2021].

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