Specimen Information

Oncorhynchus mykiss
Oncorhynchus mykiss
(Rainbow Trout)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID165154
Common NameRainbow Trout
LocalityIsland of Hawaii
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameHawaii
HUC8 Number20010000
HUC10 Number2001000004
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14969
Author:Mundy, B.C.
Title:Checklist of the fishes of the Hawaiian Archipelago. Bishop Museum Bulletin in Zoology 6
Publisher:Bishop Museum Press
Pages:704 pp
CommentsFirst brought to the Hawaiian Islands in 1894 and introduced to freshwaters of all the main islands from 1920 through 1959. The species persists in streams of Kauai near Koke'e where populations continued to be stocked until 1992. Rainbow trout established naturally reproducing populations in four of these streams. May also by present in the Kohala region of Hawaii Island.
Record TypeLiterature


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/2/2021].

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