Specimen Information

Alosa sapidissima
Alosa sapidissima
(American Shad)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID45751
GroupFishes
GenusAlosa
Speciessapidissima
Common NameAmerican Shad
StateWA
CountyWalla Walla
LocalityColumbia River at Wallula Junction
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameWalla Walla
HUC8 Number17070102
Map
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Collection Year1886
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 Stocked30000
Year Classfry


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