Specimen Information

Alosa sapidissima
Alosa sapidissima
(American Shad)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID45750
GroupFishes
GenusAlosa
Speciessapidissima
Common NameAmerican Shad
StateWA
CountyWalla Walla
LocalitySnake River, near the junction with the Columbia at Ainsworth
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Snake
HUC8 Number17060110
HUC10 NameMcCoy Creek-Snake River
HUC10 Number1706011004
HUC12 NameSnake River
HUC12 Number170601100404
Map
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Collection Year1885
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statuscollected
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
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked10000


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