NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
(Oriental Weatherfish)
Fishes
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID29445
GroupFishes
GenusMisgurnus
Speciesanguillicaudatus
Common NameOriental Weatherfish
StateCA
CountyOrange
LocalityOrange County flood control canals
HUC8 NameSouthern California Coastal
HUC8 Number18070000
Map
Collection Year1980
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
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
Commentsescaped from aquarium supply companies in the 1930's.
Record TypeLiterature
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/21/2014].

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