Specimen Information

Platichthys flesus
Platichthys flesus
(European flounder)
Marine Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID276670
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPlatichthys
Speciesflesus
Common NameEuropean flounder
CountryCanada
StateONT
LocalityLake Erie; Long Point Bay ~12 mi. south of Port Dover
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Erie
HUC8 Number04260000
HUC10 NameLake Erie
HUC10 Number0426000002
HUC12 NameLake Erie
HUC12 Number042600000200
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month1
Collection Year1976
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:673
Author:Crossman, E.J.
Date:1984
Title:Introduction of exotic fishes into Canada.
Publisher:John Hopkins University Press
Pages:78-101
Reference 2
Ref. Number:20828
Author:Royal Ontario Museum.
Date:2011
Title:Royal Ontario Museum - Ichthyology Collection.
Publisher:Royal Ontario Museum.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalRoyal Ontario Museum
Museum Cat NumberROM 31016
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Number Preserved1


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