Specimen Information

Cyprinodon variegatus
Cyprinodon variegatus
(Sheepshead Minnow)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID159746
GroupFishes
GenusCyprinodon
Speciesvariegatus
Common NameSheepshead Minnow
StateWA
CountyClallam
Localityestuary near the mouth of the Dungeness River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameDungeness-Elwha
HUC8 Number17110020
HUC10 NameDiscovery Bay-Strait of Juan De Fuca
HUC10 Number1711002007
HUC12 NameDiscovery Bay-Strait of Juan De Fuca
HUC12 Number171100200700
Map
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Collection Year1949
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13960
Author:Greenfield, D.W., and R.B. Grinols
Date:1965
Title:Cyprinodon variegatus on the Olympic Peninsula, Washington.
Journal:Copeia
Volume:1
Pages:115-116
CommentsFive of the specimens later deposited at the Museum of Zoology, The University of Michigan (UMMZ 181120).
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordnation
DisposalUniversity of Washington
Museum Cat Number7725
VerifierRobert Rush Miller
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected28
Size19-33mm
Number Preserved28


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/6/2021].

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