Specimen Information

Alosa aestivalis
Alosa aestivalis
(Blueback Herring)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID615383
GroupFishes
GenusAlosa
Speciesaestivalis
Common NameBlueback Herring
StateSC
CountyOconee
LocalityKeowee Reservoir [=Lake Keowee]
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSeneca
HUC8 Number03060101
Map
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Collection Month4
Collection Year1976
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked misidentified
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26640
Author:Prince, E.D., and D.H. Barwick
Date:1981
Title:Landlocked Blueback Herring in two South Carolina reservoirs: reproduction and suitability as stocked prey
Journal:North American Journal of Fisheries Management
Volume:1
Issue:1
Pages:41-45
CommentsAccidentally stocked with threadfin shad in 1972 and/or 1974.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size305 mm TL


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