Specimen Information

Alosa sapidissima
Alosa sapidissima
(American Shad)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID45680
GroupFishes
GenusAlosa
Speciessapidissima
Common NameAmerican Shad
StateVT
CountyFranklin
LocalityMissisquoi River at Swanton
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMissiquoi River
HUC8 Number04150407
HUC10 NameOutlet Missisquoi River
HUC10 Number0415040706
HUC12 NameOutlet Missisquoi River
HUC12 Number041504070603
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month8
Collection Year1874
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1499
Author:Baird, S.F.
Date:1878
Title:Report of the U.S. Fish Commission for 1875-1876.
Publisher:Goverment Printing Office, Washington.
Volume:4
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked"80,000"


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/22/2021].

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