Specimen Information

Alosa sapidissima
Alosa sapidissima
(American Shad)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID40414
GroupFishes
GenusAlosa
Speciessapidissima
Common NameAmerican Shad
StateOR
CountyMultnomah
LocalityWillamette River at Portland
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Willamette
HUC8 Number17090012
Map
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Collection Year1885
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:32
Author:Smith, H.M.
Date:1896
Title:A review of the history and results of the attempts to acclimatize fish and other water animals in the Pacific states.
Journal:Bulletin of the United States Fish Commission
Volume:15
Pages:379-472
Reference 2
Ref. Number:445
Author:Chapman, W.M.
Date:1942
Title:Alien fishes in the waters of the Pacific Northwest.
Journal:California Fish and Game
Volume:28
Issue:1
Pages:9-15
Reference 3
Ref. Number:13708
Author:Wydoski, R.S., and R.R. Whitney.
Date:2003
Title:Inland Fishes of Washington. Second Edition.
Publisher:American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, MD in association with University of Washington Press, Seattle.
Pages:322 pp
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked50000


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