Specimen Information

Cyprinodon nevadensis amargosae
(Amargosa pupfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID160323
GroupFishes
GenusCyprinodon
Speciesnevadensis
Subspeciesamargosae
Common NameAmargosa pupfish
StateCA
CountyRiverside
Locality"Shoreline Spring" near the northeastern end of Salton Sea only 0.7 mile from Dos Palmas Spring
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSalton Sea
HUC8 Number18100204
HUC10 NameSalt Creek
HUC10 Number1810020406
HUC12 NameDos Palmas Spring
HUC12 Number181002040607
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month5
Collection Year1939
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for conservation
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:387
Author:Miller, R.R.
Date:1968
Title:Records of some native freshwater fishes transplanted into various waters of California, Baja California, and Nevada.
Journal:California Fish and Game
Volume:54
Pages:170-179
CommentsOn June 29, 1941, Shoreline Spring contained no surface water at all.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked110


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

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