Specimen Information

Anguilla rostrata
Anguilla rostrata
(American Eel)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID275117
GroupFishes
GenusAnguilla
Speciesrostrata
Common NameAmerican Eel
CountryCanada
StateONT
LocalityLake Huron, outer part of Goderich Harbour just on the south side of the rock breakwall that separates the outer harbour from the mouth of the Maitland River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Huron
HUC8 Number04240002
HUC10 NameLake Huron
HUC10 Number0424000202
HUC12 NameLake Huron
HUC12 Number042400020200
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month8
Collection Year1957
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaycanal
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19757
Author:Royal Ontario Museum Fish Collections.
Date:2011
Title:Royal Ontario Museum Fish Collections - Anguilla rostrata.
CommentsLikely gained access through Welland Canal
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalRoyal Ontario Museum
Museum Cat NumberROM 18826
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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