Specimen Information

Alosa sapidissima
Alosa sapidissima
(American Shad)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID46870
GroupFishes
GenusAlosa
Speciessapidissima
Common NameAmerican Shad
StateWV
CountyKanawha
LocalityKanawha River at Montgomery
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Kanawha
HUC8 Number05050006
HUC10 NameLoop Creek-Kanawha River
HUC10 Number0505000603
HUC12 NameHughes Creek-Kanawha River
HUC12 Number050500060306
Map
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Collection Year1878
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
Commentseventually failed in Ohio basin
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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