Specimen Information

Alosa sapidissima
Alosa sapidissima
(American Shad)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID46869
GroupFishes
GenusAlosa
Speciessapidissima
Common NameAmerican Shad
StateWV
LocalityOhio River at Lock #2
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameRaccoon-Symmes
HUC8 Number05090101
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month5
Collection Year1896
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:163
Author:Clay, W.M.
Date:1975
Title:The Fishes of Kentucky.
Publisher:Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
Pages:416 pp
CommentsStocked in Elk River 6 years previously, caught by the 100's
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collectedmany


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/28/2021].

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