Specimen Information

Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
(Oriental Weatherfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID277319
GroupFishes
GenusMisgurnus
Speciesanguillicaudatus
Common NameOriental Weatherfish
StateID
CountyAda
LocalityDecorative pond in Plantation River subdivision [near Boise].
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Boise
HUC8 Number17050114
HUC10 NameMason Creek-Boise River
HUC10 Number1705011404
HUC12 NameNorth Slough-Boise River
HUC12 Number170501140404
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month6
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:20946
Author:Urquhart, A.N., and P. Koetsier
Date:2011
Title:Pectoral fin morphology as a reliable field sexing characteristic in populations of the invasive oriental weatherfish (Misgurnus anguillicaudatus).
Journal:Copeia
Volume:2011
Issue:2
Pages:296-300
CommentsCollected between April 2008 and March 2009
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalOrma J. Smith Museum of Natural History
Museum Cat NumberCIDA 101174
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size129-186 mm TL
Number Preserved3


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/5/2019].

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