Specimen Information

Herklotsichthys quadrimaculatus
Herklotsichthys quadrimaculatus
(goldspot herring)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID164954
GroupFishes
GenusHerklotsichthys
Speciesquadrimaculatus
Common Namegoldspot herring
StateHI
CountyHonolulu
Localitymarine waters off island of Oahu
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHawaii
HUC8 Number32515200
Map
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Collection Year1972
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for forage
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:684
Author:Randall, J.E.
Date:1987
Title:Introductions of marine fishes to the Hawaiian Islands.
Journal:Bulletin of Marine Science
Volume:41
Issue:2
Pages:490-502
Reference 2
Ref. Number:14969
Author:Mundy, B.C.
Date:2005
Title:Checklist of the fishes of the Hawaiian Archipelago. Bishop Museum Bulletin in Zoology 6
Publisher:Bishop Museum Press
Pages:704 pp
CommentsLikely introduced by the National Marine Fishery Service in 1972 after returning with the fish from the Marshalls. The fish were held on board as tuna baits, then dumped into Kewalo Basin, Oahu, at the end of the cruise.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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