NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Lucania parva
(Rainwater Killifish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID279580
GroupFishes
GenusLucania
Speciesparva
Common NameRainwater Killifish
StateCA
CountyAlameda
LocalityAquatic Park Lagoon in Berkeley, CA
HUC8 NameSan Pablo Bay
HUC8 Number18050002
Map
Collection Month5
Collection Year1958
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayhitch hiker with oysters | shipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:245
Author:Hubbs, C.L., and R.R. Miller.
Date:1965
Title:Studies of cyprinodontid fishes. XXII. Variation in Lucania parva, its establishment in western United States, and description of a new species from an interior basin in Coahuila, Mexico.
Journal:Miscellaneous Publications of the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology
Volume:127
Pages:1-104
Reference 2
Ref. Number:857
Author:Carlton, J.T.
Date:1985
Title:Transoceanic and interoceanic dispersal of coastal marine organisms: the biology of ballast water.
Journal:Oceanography and Marine Biology: Annual Review
Volume:1985
Issue:23
Pages:313-371
Reference 3
Ref. Number:127
Author:Sigler, W.F., and R.R. Miller.
Date:1963
Title:Fishes of Utah.
Publisher:Utah Department of Fish and Game, Salt Lake City, UT.
Pages:203 pp
Reference 4
Ref. Number:217
Author:Moyle, P.B.
Date:1976
Title:Inland fishes of California.
Publisher:University of California Press Berkeley, CA.
Pages:405 pp
Reference 5
Ref. Number:275
Author:Lee, D.S., C.R. Gilbert, C.H. Hocutt, R.E. Jenkins, D.E. McAllister, and J.R. Stauffer, Jr.
Date:1980
Title:Atlas of North American Freshwater Fishes.
Publisher:North Carolina State Museum of Natural History
Issue:12
Pages:854 pp
Reference 6
Ref. Number:13027
Author:Wonham, M.J., J.T. Carlton, G.M. Ruiz, and L.D. Smith.
Date:2000
Title:Fish and ships: relating dispersal frequency to success in biological invasions.
Journal:Marine Biology
Volume:136
Pages:1111-1121
CommentsActual date not recorded, listed in Hubbs and Miller (1965) as "not later than spring of 1958".
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordnation
Fresh Marine IntroMarine-Brackish


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/30/2014].

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