NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
(Oriental Weatherfish)
Fishes
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID35351
GroupFishes
GenusMisgurnus
Speciesanguillicaudatus
Common NameOriental Weatherfish
StateMI
LocalityShiawassee River headwaters
HUC8 NameShiawassee
HUC8 Number4080203
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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
Reference 2
Ref. Number:460
Author:Emery, L.
Date:1985
Title:Review of fish introduced into the Great Lakes, 1819-1974. Technical Report No. 45.
Publisher:Great Lakes Fishery Commission, Ann Arbor, MI.
Pages:31 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 [10/31/2014].

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