Specimen Information

Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
(Oriental Weatherfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID242470
GroupFishes
GenusMisgurnus
Speciesanguillicaudatus
Common NameOriental Weatherfish
StateIN
CountyLake
LocalityIndiana Harbor canal upstream of the Columbus Avenue bridge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLittle Calumet-Galien
HUC8 Number04040001
HUC10 NameCalumet River-Frontal Lake Michigan
HUC10 Number0404000106
HUC12 NameCalumet River-Frontal Lake Michigan
HUC12 Number040400010603
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month6
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17232
Author:Simon, T.P, Bright G., Veraldi, F, Smith, J.R., and Stahl, J.R
Date:2006
Title:New records for the alian oriental weatherfish, Misgurnus anguillicaudatus, in the Lake Michgan basin, Indiana (Cypriniformes: Cobitidae).
Journal:Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science
Volume:115
Issue:1
Pages:32-36
CommentsFemales collected during sampling in mid-June had distended abdomens and were ripe with eggs
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/14/2019].

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