Specimen Information

Alosa sapidissima
Alosa sapidissima
(American Shad)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID44397
GroupFishes
GenusAlosa
Speciessapidissima
Common NameAmerican Shad
StateUT
CountyUtah
LocalityUtah Lake
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUtah Lake
HUC8 Number16020201
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month10
Collection Year1889
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusfailed
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
Commentsstocked 15 miles south
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size330 mm, 0.45 kg


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/23/2019].

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