Specimen Information

Gymnocephalus cernua
Gymnocephalus cernua
(Ruffe)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1247609
GroupFishes
GenusGymnocephalus
Speciescernua
Common NameRuffe
StateWI
CountyBayfield
LocalityLake Superior, Chequamegon Bay
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Superior
HUC8 Number04020300
HUC10 NameLake Superior
HUC10 Number0402030003
HUC12 NameLake Superior
HUC12 Number040203000300
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month8
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28562
Author:Myers, J.
Date:2016
Title:Ruffe survey data in Lake Superior for 2015 (unpublished).
Publisher:U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ashland, WI
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected49


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/28/2021].

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