Specimen Information

Gymnocephalus cernua
Gymnocephalus cernua
(Ruffe)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID159116
GroupFishes
GenusGymnocephalus
Speciescernua
Common NameRuffe
StateWI
CountyAshland
LocalityChequamegon Bay, Lake Superior
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Superior
HUC8 Number04020300
HUC10 NameLake Superior
HUC10 Number0402030003
HUC12 NameLake Superior
HUC12 Number040203000300
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month5
Collection Year2003
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13848
Author:Czypinski, G.D., A.K. Bowen, M.A. Goehle, S. Cogswell, and B. MacKay.
Date:2004
Title:Surveillance for ruffe in the Great Lakes, 2003.
Publisher:US Fish and Wildlife Service.
Pages:41 p
CommentsAdditional collections made 5/22/03 and 10/15/03 for a total catch of 77 fish.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected77


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/23/2019].

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