Specimen Information

Hypentelium nigricans
Hypentelium nigricans
(Northern Hog Sucker)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID164901
GroupFishes
GenusHypentelium
Speciesnigricans
Common NameNorthern Hog Sucker
StateTN
LocalityConasauga drainage
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameConasauga
HUC8 Number03150101
Map
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Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:705
Author:Etnier, D.A., and W.C. Starnes.
Date:1993
Title:The fishes of Tennessee.
Publisher:The University of Tennessee Press
Pages:681 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:14971
Author:Boschung, H.T., Jr., and R.L. Mayden.
Date:2004
Title:Fishes of Alabama.
Publisher:Smithsonian Books
Pages:736 pp
Reference 3
Ref. Number:1563
Author:Mettee, M.F., P.E. O'Neil, and J.M. Pierson.
Date:1996
Title:Fishes of Alabama and the Mobile Basin.
Publisher:Oxmoor House, Inc, Birmingham, AL.
Pages:820 pp
CommentsEtnier and Starnes say it is present; Boschung and Maydan don't list it in that drainage; Mettee et al say native; guessed at pathway
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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