Specimen Information

Necturus maculosus
Necturus maculosus
(Mudpuppy)
Amphibians-Salamanders
Native Transplant

Specimen ID2
GroupAmphibians-Salamanders
GenusNecturus
Speciesmaculosus
Common NameMudpuppy
StateME
CountyKennebec
LocalityBelgrade Lakes in the town of Belgrade
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Kennebec
HUC8 Number01030003
Map
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Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:337
Author:Foye, R.E.
Date:1961
Title:The mud puppy.
Journal:Maine Fish and Game
Volume:1961
Issue:spring
Pages:23
Reference 2
Ref. Number:14426
Author:Collins, S.
Date:2003
Title:The great mudpuppy escape (sort of).
CommentsSeveral dozen small specimens escaped into a tributary to Great Pond in 1939, while they were being held at Colby College by biology staff.
Record TypeLiterature
Disposalreleased
VerifierRobert E. Foye, Fishery Biologist
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collectedmany
Year Classall
Sizeless than 330 mm


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