NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Lucania parva
(Rainwater Killifish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID28962
GroupFishes
GenusLucania
Speciesparva
Common NameRainwater Killifish
StateCA
CountyOrange
LocalityIrvine Lake
HUC8 NameSanta Ana
HUC8 Number18070203
Map
Collection Day5
Collection Month11
Collection Year1963
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:217
Author:Moyle, P.B.
Date:1976
Title:Inland fishes of California.
Publisher:University of California Press Berkeley, CA.
Pages:405 pp
Reference 3
Ref. Number:20838
Author:Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
Date:2011
Title:Scripps Institution of Oceanography - Marine Vertebrate Collection.
Publisher:Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
Reference 4
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
CommentsCame with a shipment of gamefish from a Federal Hatchery on the Pecos River, New Mexico. Irvine lake received stocking shipments from two hatcheries: Roswell (1947) and Dexter (1942, 1943, 1946, and two in 1948).
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recorddrainage
DisposalScripps Institution of Oceanography
Museum Cat NumberSIO 64-267
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Number Collected3
Size21 mm SL
No Preserved1


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