Lepomis auritus
Lepomis auritus
(Redbreast Sunfish)
Native Transplant

12 results for Lepomis auritus (Redbreast Sunfish)
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Specimen IDStateCountyLocalityYear HUC Number What's this? Drainage nameStatus
37087 NC New drainage1991 05050001 Upper Newestablished
745385 NCAlleghanyBledsoe Creek, at prison farm near south edge of Sparta, [see remarks]1963 05050001 Upper Newestablished
745398 NCAlleghanyBrush Creek, 0.5 miles below [=downstream] mouth of Big Pine Creek, [ca. 6.0 air] miles E [center] of Sparta1949 05050001 Upper Newestablished
745397 NCAlleghanyBrush Creek, 2.0 miles above [=upstream] junction with Little River, [ca, 5.2 air] miles ENE [center] of Sparta1949 05050001 Upper Newestablished
745406 NCAlleghanyElk Creek, [0.4] miles NW of Stratford, [ca. 5.7 air miles WNW center Sparta]1949 05050001 Upper Newestablished
745405 NCAlleghanyLaurel Branch, 2.0 miles NW of Roaring Gap, [ca. 8.4 air miles SE center Sparta]1949 05050001 Upper Newestablished
548105 NCAlleghanyNew River and mouth of Rock Creek at Farmers Fishing Road (SR 1345), 4.8 air miles NW Sparta1999 05050001 Upper Newestablished
548119 NCAsheOld Field Creek at junction SR 1272 [Lake View Drive], ca. 1.5 air miles NNW Fleetwood1990 05050001 Upper Newestablished
1329492 NCAshePine Swamp Creek, off SR 11792014 05050001 Upper Newestablished
745407 NCAsheSouth Fork New River, at mouth of small creek, 3.5 miles [NNW] of Scottville, [ca. 12.1 air miles WNW center Sparta]1949 05050001 Upper Newestablished
548123 NCAsheSouth Fork of New River at US Hwy. 221 just S of Fleetwood.1977 05050001 Upper Newestablished
1616665 NCWatauga[No locality description provided]2019 05050001 Upper Newestablished

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/21/2021].

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