Specimen Information

Cottus asper
Cottus asper
(Prickly Sculpin)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1320642
GroupFishes
GenusCottus
Speciesasper
Common NamePrickly Sculpin
StateWA
CountyLewis
LocalityGranite Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNisqually
HUC8 Number17110015
HUC10 NameUpper Nisqually River
HUC10 Number1711001501
HUC12 NameBig Creek
HUC12 Number171100150106
Map
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Collection Month9
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish | released bait
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28812
Author:Tabor, R.A., D.W. Lantz, J.D. Olden, H.B. Berge, and F.T. Waterstrat
Date:2015
Title:Assessment of Introduced Prickly Sculpin Populations in Mountain> Lakes in Two Areas of Western Washington State
Journal:Northwest Science
Volume:89
Issue:1
Pages:1-13
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/30/2020].

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