Specimen Information

Lepomis cyanellus
Lepomis cyanellus
(Green Sunfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1652393
GroupFishes
GenusLepomis
Speciescyanellus
Common NameGreen Sunfish
StateNH
CountyHillsborough
LocalityPiscataquog River approx. 50 yards downstream of Lake Horace Dam
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMerrimack River
HUC8 Number01070006
HUC10 NamePiscataquog River
HUC10 Number0107000606
HUC12 NameEverett Lake-Piscataquog River
HUC12 Number010700060602
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NAS ARM

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Collection Day15
Collection Month7
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown | dispersed | stocked illegally
Statusunknown
CommentsThis fish was caught during an electrofishing survey. Some anglers also reported catching green sunfish in this location. This is the first documented presence of green sunfish in NH.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Earliest Recordstate
VerifierM. Neilson
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/22/2020].

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