Specimen Information

Xenentodon cancila
Xenentodon cancila
(Asian needlefish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID165030
GroupFishes
GenusXenentodon
Speciescancila
Common NameAsian needlefish
StateHI
CountyHonolulu
LocalityWahiawa Reservoir (=Lake Wilson), Oahu
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameOahu
HUC8 Number20060000
HUC10 Number2006000001
Map
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Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
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
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater-Brackish
Specimen ImpactAccording to Mundy (2005), the species is "considered a threat to sport fishes in the reservoir".


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/21/2019].

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