Specimen Information

Lucania parva
Lucania parva
(Rainwater Killifish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID279582
GroupFishes
GenusLucania
Speciesparva
Common NameRainwater Killifish
StateCA
CountyOrange
LocalityIrvine Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSanta Ana
HUC8 Number18070203
HUC10 NameSantiago Creek
HUC10 Number1807020309
HUC12 NameLower Santiago Creek
HUC12 Number180702030902
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month6
Collection Year1964
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:245
Author:Hubbs, C.L., and R.R. Miller
Date:1965
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
Volume:127
Pages:1-104
Reference 2
Ref. Number:20838
Author:Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
Date:2011
Title:Scripps Institution of Oceanography - Marine Vertebrate Collection.
Publisher:Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
CommentsIrvine lake received stocking shipments from hatcheries on Pecos River: Roswell (1947) and Dexter (1942, 1943, 1946, and two in 1948).
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalScripps Institution of Oceanography
Museum Cat NumberSIO 64-322
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected6
Size9-16 mm SL
Number Preserved6


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/3/2020].

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