Specimen Information

Pimephales promelas
Pimephales promelas
(Fathead Minnow)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID164096
Common NameFathead Minnow
LocalityBenton Lake Wetland Management District
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Missouri-Dearborn
HUC8 Number10030102
HUC10 NameBenton Lake
HUC10 Number1003010211
HUC12 NameBenton Lake
HUC12 Number100301021103
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for forage
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14257
Author:U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Title:National Wildlife Refuge System Invasive Species.
Publisher:USFWS National Wildlife Refuge System and USGS National Institute of Invasive Species Science.
CommentsFathead minnows have been found on one WPA in the Blackfoot valley of western Montana. Although this species is native to eastern Montana, they are not present naturally west of the continental divide in Montana.
Record TypeLiterature


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