Specimen Information

Dorosoma cepedianum
Dorosoma cepedianum
(Gizzard Shad)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID237386
GroupFishes
GenusDorosoma
Speciescepedianum
Common NameGizzard Shad
StateAZ
CountyMaricopa
LocalityRoosevelt Lake on Salt River [east of Phoenix]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Salt
HUC8 Number15060103
Map
+
Collection Day23
Collection Month2
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18243
Author:Anonymous
Date:2008
Title:Gizzard shad explosion at Roosevelt.
Publisher:Payson Roundup
Issue:December 6
CommentsAn immediate survey by the state failed to collect any additional shad. Population explosion reported in 2008.
Record TypeLiterature
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Specimen Impactwill likely compete for space and food with threadfin shad, another nonnative that has become the primary forage fish for sport-fish in the state’s larger impoundments. Immature gizzard shad will also compete for food sources with the larval stages of popular game fish.


Accessibility FOIA Privacy Policies and Notices

Take Pride in America logoU.S. Department of the Interior | U.S. Geological Survey
URL: https://nas.er.usgs.gov
Page Contact Information: Pam Fuller - NAS Program (pfuller@usgs.gov)
Page Last Modified: Friday, February 03, 2017

Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2017]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/24/2017].

Additional information for authors