Specimen Information

Lucania parva
Lucania parva
(Rainwater Killifish)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID279571
Common NameRainwater Killifish
CountyContra Costa
LocalityRichmond tidal slough
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSan Pablo Bay
HUC8 Number18050002
HUC10 NameCorte Madera Creek-Frontal San Fransisco Bay Estuaries
HUC10 Number1805000209
HUC12 NameCerrito Creek-Frontal San Francisco Bay Estuaries
HUC12 Number180500020904
Collection Day18
Collection Month5
Collection Year1958
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with oysters | shipping ballast water
Reference 1
Ref. Number:20826
Author:California Academy of Sciences.
Title:California Academy of Sciences - Ichthyology Collection Database.
Publisher:California Academy of Sciences.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:245
Author:Hubbs, C.L., and R.R. Miller
Title:Studies of cyprinodontid fishes. XXII. Variation in Lucania parva, its establishment in western United States, and description of a new species from an interior basin in Coahuila, Mexico.
Journal:Miscellaneous Publications of the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology
CommentsCollected in freshwater portion of slough.
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalCalifornia Academy of Sciences
Museum Cat NumberCAS 26355
Size26 mm
Number Preserved1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/28/2023].

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