Specimen Information

Gymnocephalus cernua
Gymnocephalus cernua
(Ruffe)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID159027
GroupFishes
GenusGymnocephalus
Speciescernua
Common NameRuffe
StateWI
CountyAshland
LocalityLake Superior at Stockton Island (Apostle Islands)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Superior
HUC8 Number4020300
HUC10 NameLake Superior
HUC10 Number0402030003
HUC12 NameLake Superior
HUC12 Number040203000300
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month7
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13842
Author:Czypinski, G.D., A.K. Bowen, M.P. Sowinski, and B. MacKay.
Date:2003
Title:Surveillance for ruffe in the Great Lakes, 2002.
Publisher:US Fish and Wildlife Service.
Pages:35 p
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/18/2019].

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