Specimen Information

Thymallus arcticus
Thymallus arcticus
(Arctic Grayling)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1715098
GroupFishes
GenusThymallus
Speciesarcticus
Common NameArctic Grayling
StateMT
CountyDeer Lodge
LocalityWarm Springs Creek, near Washoe Park Fish Hatchery in Anaconda, MT
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Clark Fork
HUC8 Number17010201
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month9
Collection Year2023
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Reference 1
Ref. Number:42461
Author:Anonymous
Date:2023
Title:Hatchery hack? Montana fish species found where it shouldn't be
Publisher:KBUL
CommentsTwo fish caught by anglers, follow-up by the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks collected two more. Further study being conducted on how the fish escaped captivity.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierMontana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected4


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