Specimen Information

Osteoglossum bicirrhosum
Osteoglossum bicirrhosum
(Silver Arowana)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1695863
GroupFishes
GenusOsteoglossum
Speciesbicirrhosum
Common NameSilver Arowana
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalityDes Plaines River drainage, Axehead Lake in Chippewa Woods Forest preserve
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameDes Plaines
HUC8 Number07120004
HUC10 NameWillow Creek-Des Plaines River
HUC10 Number0712000405
HUC12 NameWeller Creek-Des Plaines River
HUC12 Number071200040505
Map
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Collection Day10
Collection Month7
Collection Year2022
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:38157
Author:King, E.A.
Date:2022
Title:Arowana
CommentsCaught by angler who released it back into Axehead Lake.
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalReleased
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/2/2023].

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