Specimen Information

Morone americana
Morone americana
(White Perch)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1337203
GroupFishes
GenusMorone
Speciesamericana
Common NameWhite Perch
StateNY
LocalityLake Ontario
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameLake Ontario
HUC8 Number04150200
Map
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Collection Year1947
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaycanal
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:449
Author:Scott, W.B., and W.J. Christie
Date:1963
Title:The invasion of the lower Great Lakes by the white perch, Roccus americanus (Gmelin).
Journal:Journal of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada
Volume:20
Issue:5
Pages:1189-1195
Commentsinvaded Great Lakes via Erie-Mohawk canal to Oswego River then to Lake Ontario; arrived 1946-1948
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/19/2021].

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