NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Esox lucius x E. masquinongy
(tiger muskellunge)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID558259
GroupFishes
GenusEsox
Specieslucius x E. masquinongy
Common Nametiger muskellunge
StateOR
CountyBaker
LocalityPhillips Reservoir, 12 miles southwest of Baker City on hwy 7.
HUC8 NamePowder
HUC8 Number17050203
Map
Collection Day25
Collection Month6
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusstocked
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26312
Author:The Columbia Basin Bulletin
Date:2013
Title:Phillips Reservoir: Oregon introduces 25,000 tiger muskie to eat perch decimating rainbow trout.
Publisher:The Columbia Basin Bulletin
Volume:6
Issue:28
Comments"...released 25,000 tiger muskie into east central Oregon's Phillips Reservoir in hope they'd eat down the nonnative yellow perch population that is outcompeting the local trout population."
Record TypeLiterature
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
No Stocked25000
Size5 inches


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/26/2014].

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