Specimen Information

Alosa sapidissima
Alosa sapidissima
(American Shad)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID42255
GroupFishes
GenusAlosa
Speciessapidissima
Common NameAmerican Shad
StatePA
LocalityYoughiogheny River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameYoughiogheny
HUC8 Number5020006
Map
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Collection Year1962
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1406
Author:Hendricks, M.L., J.R. Stauffer, Jr., C.H. Hocutt, and C.R. Gilbert
Date:1979
Title:A preliminary checklist of the fishes of the Youghiogheny River.
Journal:Chicago Academy of Sciences
Volume:203
Pages:1-15
Reference 2
Ref. Number:1819
Author:Hendricks, M.L., J.R. Stauffer, Jr., and C.H. Hocutt
Date:1983
Title:The zoogeography of the fishes of the Youghiogheny River system, Pennsylvania, Maryland and West Virginia.
Journal:American Midland Naturalist
Volume:110
Issue:1
Pages:145-164
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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