Specimen Information

Morone americana
Morone americana
(White Perch)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID156897
GroupFishes
GenusMorone
Speciesamericana
Common NameWhite Perch
StateWI
CountyBayfield
LocalityChequamegon Bay, Lake Superior
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Superior
HUC8 Number04180000
HUC10 NameLake Superior
HUC10 Number0418000002
HUC12 NameLake Superior
HUC12 Number041800000200
Map
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Collection Month12
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13551
Author:Associated Press.
Date:2003
Title:The first white perch on record shows up in Chequamegon Bay.
Journal:Wisconsin State Journal; July 25, 2003
Publisher:Madisoncom.
Pages:B5
Commentspreviously only found at Duluth Harbor in Lake Superior.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size10 5/8"; 13.2 oz
Specimen Impacteat minnows and fish eggs of walleye, white bass, white perch and possibly other species (Wisconsin Sea Grant).


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/6/2022].

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