Specimen Information

Oncorhynchus nerka
Oncorhynchus nerka
(Sockeye Salmon)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1457533
GroupFishes
GenusOncorhynchus
Speciesnerka
Common NameSockeye Salmon
StateCA
CountyPlacer
LocalityLake Tahoe
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Tahoe
HUC8 Number16050101
HUC10 NameLake Tahoe
HUC10 Number1605010105
HUC12 NameLake Tahoe
HUC12 Number160501010500
Map
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Collection Year1944
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:725
Author:Cordone, A.J., S.J. Nicola, P.H. Baker, and T.C. Frantz
Date:1971
Title:The kokanee salmon in Lake Tahoe.
Journal:California Fish and Game
Volume:57
Issue:1
Pages:28-43
CommentsFirst introduction to Lake Tahoe- Fry from Tahoe State Fishery released accidentally in 1944; stocking occurred later in 1949
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/10/2021].

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