Specimen Information

Salmo salar
Salmo salar
(Atlantic Salmon)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID861097
GroupFishes
GenusSalmo
Speciessalar
Common NameAtlantic Salmon
StateAK
CountySkagway-Hoonah-Angoon
LocalityPacific Ocean, near Cross Sound (approximately 75 miles west of Juneau)
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameIcy Strait-Chatham Strait
HUC8 Number19010500
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month7
Collection Year1990
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27655
Author:Associated Press
Date:1990
Title:First catch of Atlantic Salmon documented in Alaska water
Publisher:The New York Times
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Number of Females1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/19/2020].

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