Specimen Information

Alosa sapidissima
Alosa sapidissima
(American Shad)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID40424
GroupFishes
GenusAlosa
Speciessapidissima
Common NameAmerican Shad
StateOR
CountyColumbia
LocalityColumbia River at Cowlitz River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Columbia-Clatskanie
HUC8 Number17080003
HUC10 NameCathlamet Channel-Columbia River
HUC10 Number1708000309
HUC12 NameCathlamet Channel-Columbia River
HUC12 Number170800030900
Map
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Collection Year1896
Year AccuracyPublication Year
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
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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