Specimen Information

Plecoglossus altivelis
Plecoglossus altivelis
(ayu)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID165127
GroupFishes
GenusPlecoglossus
Speciesaltivelis
Common Nameayu
StateHI
CountyHonolulu
Localityisland of Oahu
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameOahu
HUC8 Number20060000
HUC10 Number2006000004
Map
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Collection Year1925
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusfailed
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
CommentsAyu were introduced to freshwaters of Hawaii Island, Maui, Oahu and Kauai from Japain in 1925, but the introductions were not successful.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/17/2019].

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