Common name: Bonneville redside shiner
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Hydrologic Unit Codes (HUCs) Explained
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Table 1. States with nonindigenous occurrences, the earliest and latest observations in each state, and the tally and names of HUCs with observations†. Names and dates are hyperlinked to their relevant specimen records. The list of references for all nonindigenous occurrences of Richardsonius balteatus hydrophlox are found here.
Table last updated 1/26/2023
† Populations may not be currently present.
Means of Introduction: Bait release
Impact of Introduction: Richardsonius balteatus hydrophlox has been shown to feed on the eggs and fry of other fish species (Weisel and Newman 1951).
References: (click for full references)
Miller, R.R. 1952. Bait fishes of the lower Colorado River
, from Lake Mead, Nevada
, to Yuma, Arizona
, with a key for identification. California
Fish and Game. 38: 7-42.
Weisel, G.F. and H.W. Newman. 1951. Breeding habits, development and early life history of Richardsonius balteatus, a northwestern minnow. Copeia 1951(3):187-194.
Revision Date: 2/17/2011
Peer Review Date: 2/17/2011
U.S. Geological Survey, 2023, Richardsonius balteatus hydrophlox (Richardson, 1836): U.S. Geological Survey, Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database, Gainesville, FL, https://nas.er.usgs.gov/queries/FactSheet.aspx?SpeciesID=645, Revision Date: 2/17/2011, Peer Review Date: 2/17/2011, Access Date: 1/27/2023
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