NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Lucania parva
(Rainwater Killifish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID279617
GroupFishes
GenusLucania
Speciesparva
Common NameRainwater Killifish
StateUT
CountyTooele
LocalityBlue Lake, near Wendover.
HUC8 NameSouthern Great Salt Lake Desert
HUC8 Number16020306
Map
Collection Day28
Collection Month12
Collection Year1961
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
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:20838
Author:Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
Date:2011
Title:Scripps Institution of Oceanography - Marine Vertebrate Collection.
Publisher:Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
Reference 3
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
CommentsStocked with gamefish (e.g., Lepomis macrochirus, Micropterus salmoides) from fish hatcheries on Pecos River, New Mexico.
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recorddrainage
DisposalScripps Institution of Oceanography
Museum Cat NumberSIO 62-138
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Size14-23 mm SL
No Preserved10


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