Specimen Information

Lepomis gibbosus
Lepomis gibbosus
(Pumpkinseed)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1403356
GroupFishes
GenusLepomis
Speciesgibbosus
Common NamePumpkinseed
StateWV
LocalityOhio River; Upper Ohio-Wheeling drainage
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameUpper Ohio-Wheeling
HUC8 Number05030106
Map
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Collection Year1983
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport | canal
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:211
Author:Cooper, E.L.
Date:1983
Title:Fishes of Pennsylvania and the Northeastern United States.
Publisher:Pennsylvania State University Press University Park, PA.
Pages:243 pp.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:29295
Author:Trautman, M.B.
Date:1957
Title:The Fishes of Ohio
Publisher:The Ohio State University Press
Pages:683 pp.
Commentsthe scarcity of records prior to 1900 suggests the pumpkinseed was probably absent throughout the southern half of Ohio before building of the canals. Early records were all in/near canals. The state stocked heavily 1920-1950. Apparently absent from unglaciated part of state prior to 1929 (Trautman 1957)
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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