Specimen Information

Ammocrypta clara
Ammocrypta clara
(Western Sand Darter)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID273139
GroupFishes
GenusAmmocrypta
Speciesclara
Common NameWestern Sand Darter
StateWV
CountyKanawha
LocalityElk River at Mink Shoals
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameElk
HUC8 Number05050007
HUC10 NameLower Elk River
HUC10 Number0505000709
HUC12 NameMill Creek-Elk River
HUC12 Number050500070909
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month9
Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19531
Author:Cincotta, D.A., and S.A. Welsh
Date:2010
Title:Discovery of Ammocrypta clara (Western Sand Darter) in the Upper Ohio River of West Virginia.
Journal:American Midland Naturalist
Volume:163
Pages:318-325
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/18/2021].

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