Specimen Information

Pimephales promelas
Pimephales promelas
(Fathead Minnow)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID26282
GroupFishes
GenusPimephales
Speciespromelas
Common NameFathead Minnow
StateAL
LocalityTallapoosa River
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameCoosa-Tallapoosa
HUC8 Number03150100
Map
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Collection Year1968
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased bait | escaped captivity aquaculture
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
Reference 2
Ref. Number:1563
Author:Mettee, M.F., P.E. O'Neil, and J.M. Pierson.
Date:1996
Title:Fishes of Alabama and the Mobile Basin.
Publisher:Oxmoor House, Inc, Birmingham, AL.
Pages:820 pp
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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