Specimen Information

Amia calva
Amia calva
(Bowfin)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID276651
GroupFishes
GenusAmia
Speciescalva
Common NameBowfin
StateNJ
CountyBurlington
LocalityBack Brook near Hamilton
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Delaware
HUC8 Number02040202
HUC10 NameSouth Branch Rancocas Creek
HUC10 Number0204020202
HUC12 NameJade Run-South Branch Rancocas Creek
HUC12 Number020402020204
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month5
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport
Statusestablished
CommentsThe only bowfin ever caught by the contact who has fishes the same area for years.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size18 inches
Photo
Amia calva


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/21/2024].

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