Specimen Information

Micropterus henshalli
Micropterus henshalli
(Alabama Bass)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1338111
GroupFishes
GenusMicropterus
Specieshenshalli
Common NameAlabama Bass
StateSC
CountyOconee
LocalityKeowee Reservoir [=Lake Keowee]
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSeneca
HUC8 Number03060101
Map
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Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked illegally
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19621
Author:Barwick, D.H., K.J. Oswald, J.M. Quattro, and R.D. Barwick
Date:2006
Title:Redeye bass (Micropterus coosae) and Alabama spotted bass (M. punctulatus henshalli) hybridization in Keowee Reservoir.
Journal:Southeastern Naturalist
Volume:5
Issue:4
Pages:661-668
Commentsfirst illegally introduced in the mid 1980s
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Specimen Impactredeye bass abundance in this reservoir declined concomitantly with the establishment of angler-introduced Micropterus punctulatus henshalli (Alabama spotted bass). We suspected declines in redeye bass abundance may be related to their hybridizing with the Alabama spotted bass resulting in offspring that are difficult to differentiate from the Alabama spotted bass.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/13/2019].

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