Specimen Information

Amia calva
Amia calva
(Bowfin)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID253590
GroupFishes
GenusAmia
Speciescalva
Common NameBowfin
StateWI
CountyMarinette
LocalityPeshtigo River 1 mile north of the dam
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePeshtigo
HUC8 Number04030105
HUC10 NameLower Peshtigo River-Frontal Lake Michigan
HUC10 Number0403010506
HUC12 NamePeshtigo Dam-Peshtigo River
HUC12 Number040301050604
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month6
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaycanal
Statusestablished
CommentsThe bowfin had a single circle (on the tail) with a ring around it. There were a hundred little fish 1" swimming togther with the single large one close by.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/20/2021].

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