Specimen Information

Perca flavescens
Perca flavescens
(Yellow Perch)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID26494
GroupFishes
GenusPerca
Speciesflavescens
Common NameYellow Perch
StateAL
CountyBarbour
LocalityEast Fork Choctawhatchee River, at Hwy 131 ca. 6 mi NW of Abbeville.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Choctawhatchee
HUC8 Number03140201
HUC10 NameUpper East Fork Choctawatchee River
HUC10 Number0314020101
HUC12 NameHamm Creek-Beaver Creek
HUC12 Number031402010103
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month8
Collection Year1964
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport | stocked for food
Statusfailed
Reference 1
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
Reference 2
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.
Commentsonly specimen ever collected from this drainage; Mettee et al. don't say introduced - just puzzling
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recorddrainage
DisposalUniversity of Michigan Museum of Zoology
Museum Cat NumberUMMZ 184909
VerifierBailey, R.M
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size147 mm SL.
Number Preserved1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/23/2019].

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