Specimen Information

Morone americana
Morone americana
(White Perch)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID164450
GroupFishes
GenusMorone
Speciesamericana
Common NameWhite Perch
StateIN
CountyLake
LocalityWolf Lake on the Indiana/Illinois border just south of Lake Michigan
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLittle Calumet-Galien
HUC8 Number04040001
HUC10 NameCalumet River-Frontal Lake Michigan
HUC10 Number0404000106
HUC12 NameCalumet River-Frontal Lake Michigan
HUC12 Number040400010606
Map
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Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsComments: In 1999, white perch comprised 49% of the fishery collection by number during IDNR fisheries survey.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/26/2022].

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