Specimen Information

Petromyzon marinus
Petromyzon marinus
(Sea Lamprey)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID263478
GroupFishes
GenusPetromyzon
Speciesmarinus
Common NameSea Lamprey
StateNY
CountyChautauqua
LocalityCattaraugus Creek
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCattaraugus
HUC8 Number04120102
HUC10 NameCattaraugus Creek
HUC10 Number0412010202
HUC12 NameBig Indian Creek-Cattaraugus Creek
HUC12 Number041201020210
Map
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Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaycanal
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18859
Author:Observer Staff.
Date:2009
Title:Sea lamprey control planned for Cattaraugus Creek.
Publisher:The Observer
Issue:September 23
CommentsLampricides will be used in Cattaraugus Creek to decrease numbers of larval sea lampreys. Chemical control began in 1958. Application in Cattaraugus Creek is planned between 9/29/09 and 10/22/09.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/3/2020].

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