Specimen Information

Alosa chrysochloris
Alosa chrysochloris
(Skipjack Herring)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID46379
GroupFishes
GenusAlosa
Specieschrysochloris
Common NameSkipjack Herring
StateWI
CountyKenosha
LocalityLake Michigan off Kenosha, Kenosha County
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Michigan
HUC8 Number04060200
HUC10 NameLake Michigan
HUC10 Number0406020000
HUC12 NameLake Michigan
HUC12 Number040602000000
Map
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Collection Month1
Collection Year1991
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaycanal
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1512
Author:Fago, D.
Date:1993
Title:Skipjack herring, Alosa chrysochloris, expanding its range into the Great Lakes.
Journal:Canadian Field-Naturalist
Volume:107
Pages:352-353
Commentslikely gained access to the lake through the Chicago shipping canal.
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposal"Wisonsin DNR, Winona"
Museum Cat NumberWDNR 18070
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size35 g; 277 mm


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