Specimen Information

Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
(Oriental Weatherfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID164393
GroupFishes
GenusMisgurnus
Speciesanguillicaudatus
Common NameOriental Weatherfish
StateLA
CountySt. Tammany
Localityunnamed tributary to Big Branch Bayou, near intersection of Berry Todd and N. Mill Rd, St. Tammany Parish, Lacombe, LA
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLiberty Bayou-Tchefuncta
HUC8 Number08090201
HUC10 NameLacombe Bayou-Bayou Bonfouca
HUC10 Number0809020103
HUC12 NameBig Branch Bayou-Lacombe Bayou
HUC12 Number080902010304
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month4
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Commentsescaped fish farm; several YOY collected; photos
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordstate
VerifierPam Fuller
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year ClassYOY - adult


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/20/2019].

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