Specimen Information

Morone americana
Morone americana
(White Perch)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID276833
GroupFishes
GenusMorone
Speciesamericana
Common NameWhite Perch
StateMN
CountySt. Louis
LocalitySt. Louis River at Lake Superior
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSt. Louis
HUC8 Number04010201
HUC10 NameSaint Louis River
HUC10 Number0401020116
HUC12 NameSaint Louis River
HUC12 Number040102011604
Map
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Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:20918
Author:Peterson, G.S., J.C. Hoffman, A.S. Trebitz, C.W. West, and J.R. Kelly
Date:2011
Title:Establishment patterns of non-native fishes: lessons from the Duluth-Superior harbor and lower St. Louis River, and invasion-prone Great Lakes coastal ecosystem.
Journal:Journal of Great Lakes Research
Volume:37
Pages:349-358
CommentsFirst record of this species in Lake Superior in 1986 doesn't fit the pattern of western dispersal from the first Great Lakes drainage record in Cross Lake, NY.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/25/2019].

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