Specimen Information

Notropis buchanani
Notropis buchanani
(Ghost Shiner)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID279550
GroupFishes
GenusNotropis
Speciesbuchanani
Common NameGhost Shiner
CountryCanada
StateONT
Localitybackwaters of the Thames River (flowing into Lake St. Clair), Kent County, Ontario
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
Map
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Collection Year1979
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased bait
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14497
Author:Holm, E., and G.A. Coker
Date:1981
Title:First Records of the Ghost Shiner (Notropis buchanani) and the Orangespotted Sunfish (Lepomis humilis).
Journal:Canadian Field-Naturalist
Volume:95
Issue:2
Pages:210-211
Reference 2
Ref. Number:703
Author:Mills, E.L., J.H. Leach, J.T. Carlton, and C.L. Secor
Date:1993
Title:Exotic species in the Great Lakes: a history of biotic crises and anthropogenic introductions
Journal:Journal of Great Lakes Research
Volume:19
Issue:1
Pages:1-54
Comments510 km from the nearest ghost shiner populations (reference to Holm and Coker as reported in Mills et al)
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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