Specimen Information

Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
(Oriental Weatherfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID253584
GroupFishes
GenusMisgurnus
Speciesanguillicaudatus
Common NameOriental Weatherfish
StateMI
CountyOakland
Localityprivate pond on Hy Meadow farm near Holly
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameFlint
HUC8 Number04080204
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month7
Collection Year1958
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:20843
Author:University of Michigan Museum of Zoology.
Date:2011
Title:University of Michigan Museum of Zoology - Ichthyology Collection.
Publisher:University of Michigan Museum of Zoology.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:1257
Author:Schultz, E.E.
Date:1960
Title:Establishment and early dispersal of a loach, Misgurnus anguillicaudatus (Cantor), in Michigan.
Journal:Transactions of the American Fisheries Society
Volume:89
Issue:4
Pages:376-377
Reference 3
Ref. Number:460
Author:Emery, L.
Date:1985
Title:Review of fish introduced into the Great Lakes, 1819-1974. Technical Report No. 45.
Publisher:Great Lakes Fishery Commission, Ann Arbor, MI.
Pages:31 pp
CommentsMapped in approximate vicinity. Fish found in pond treated with rotenone and toxaphene. Specimens previously sent to UMMZ in 1939 from Sunset Water Gardens in Holly, less than a mile away.
Record TypeLiterature
Museum Cat NumberUMMZ 173823
VerifierReeve Bailey - Univ. Michigan Museum of Zoology
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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