WoRMS taxon details

Alosa sapidissima (Wilson, 1811)

158670  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158670)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Newfoundland, St. Lawrence River and Nova Scotia southward to central Florida  
Distribution Newfoundland, St. Lawrence River and Nova Scotia southward to central Florida [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Alosa sapidissima (Wilson, 1811). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158670 on 2018-06-18
Date
action
by
2005-05-26 07:43:32Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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basis of record Scott, W.B.; Scott, M.G. (1988). Atlantic fishes of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. No. 219. 731 pp. [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofAlosa praestabilis DeKay, 1842) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofClupea indigena Mitchill, 1814) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofClupea sapidissima Wilson, 1811) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

context source (Introduced species) Molnar, J. L.; Gamboa, R. L.; Revenga, C.; Spalding, M. D. (2008). Assessing the global threat of invasive species to marine biodiversity. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 6(9): 485-492., available online at https://www.conservationgateway.org/ConservationPractices/Marine/Pages/marineinvasives.aspx [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Type locality 
 

From regional or thematic species database
Introduced species impact in United States part of the North Pacific Ocean (Marine Region) : Outcompetes native species for resources and/or space [details]

Introduced species impact in United States part of the North Pacific Ocean (Marine Region) : Alters trophic interactions [details]

From other sources
Diet Feed on copepods, insect larvae, mysids and small fishes [details]

Distribution Newfoundland, St. Lawrence River and Nova Scotia southward to central Florida [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Habitat anadromous species; found in salt water to depths of 250 m; spawns in freshwaters [details]

Importance Scientific- Commercial [details]

Predators Mammals, bony and fin fishes and seals [details]

Reproduction Migrate, repeatedly throughout their lifetime, in spring to (slow-moving) rivers; females may produce up to 600,000 eggs; external fertilization  [details]
 

LanguageName 
English shadAmerican shad  [details]
French alose savoureuse  [details]
Spanish sábalo americano  [details]