NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Forbesichthys agassizii
(Spring Cavefish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID33669
GroupFishes
GenusForbesichthys
Speciesagassizii
Common NameSpring Cavefish
StateIL
CountyAdams
LocalityQuincy College [near in a cave spring]
HUC8 NameBear-Wyaconda
HUC8 Number7110001
Map
Collection Day20
Collection Month3
Collection Year1954
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwaystocked
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:720
Author:Weise, J.G.
Date:1957
Title:The spring cave-fish, Chologaster papilliferus, in Illinois.
Journal:Ecology
Volume:38
Issue:2
Pages:195-204
Reference 2
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
CommentsUnsuccessful transplant of 36 specimens. Stocked to provide closer source of study animals.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordnation
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
No Stocked36


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