Specimen Information

Lepomis macrochirus
Lepomis macrochirus
(Bluegill)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID157361
GroupFishes
GenusLepomis
Speciesmacrochirus
Common NameBluegill
StateMT
CountyPark
LocalityCarpenter Lake, near Eureka
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameYellowstone Headwaters
HUC8 Number10070001
HUC10 NameHellroaring Creek-Yellowstone River
HUC10 Number1007000108
HUC12 NameMiddle Hellroaring Creek
HUC12 Number100700010803
Map
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Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked illegally
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13648
Author:Madison, D.
Date:2003
Title:Outlaw Introductions.
Journal:Montana Outdoors
Volume:2003
Issue:July/August
Pages:26-35
Commentsvery stunted by early 1990s; removed at a cost of $80,000. bluegills were illegally stocked again
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/2/2020].

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