Specimen Information

Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
(Oriental Weatherfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID242478
GroupFishes
GenusMisgurnus
Speciesanguillicaudatus
Common NameOriental Weatherfish
StateIN
CountyLake
LocalityWest Branch Grand Calumet River, from Columbia Avenue east to its juncture with the Indiana Harbor Canal
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChicago
HUC8 Number07120003
HUC10 NameCalumet Sag Channel-Little Calumet River
HUC10 Number0712000304
HUC12 NameGrand Calumet River-Little Calumet River
HUC12 Number071200030407
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
CommentsAll females collected during mid-June of the survey had distended abdomens and were ripe with eggs. Females had urogenital pores that were distended and showed obvious signs that eggs being extruded.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected16


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/13/2019].

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