Specimen Information

Pimephales promelas
Pimephales promelas
(Fathead Minnow)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID26280
GroupFishes
GenusPimephales
Speciespromelas
Common NameFathead Minnow
StateAL
Localitystate non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameSouth Atlantic-Gulf Region
HUC8 Number03000000
Map
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Collection Year1968
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for forage
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:78
Author:Smith-Vaniz, W.F.
Date:1968
Title:Freshwater Fishes of Alabama.
Publisher:Auburn University Agricultural Experiment Station Auburn, AL.
Pages:211 pp
Comments"commonly used as a bait minnow and as a forage species in many farm ponds..."
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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