Specimen Information

Cottus bairdii
Cottus bairdii
(Mottled Sculpin)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID27965
GroupFishes
GenusCottus
Speciesbairdii
Common NameMottled Sculpin
StateAZ
CountyMohave
LocalityLake Havasu first point south of Needles Boat Landing
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHavasu-Mohave Lakes
HUC8 Number15030101
HUC10 NameColorado River-Lake Havasu
HUC10 Number1503010107
HUC12 NameMohave Wash-Colorado River
HUC12 Number150301010702
Map
+
Collection Day17
Collection Month3
Collection Year1950
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased bait
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:114
Author:Miller, R.R.
Date:1952
Title:Bait fishes of the lower Colorado River, from Lake Mead, Nevada, to Yuma, Arizona, with a key for identification.
Journal:California Fish and Game
Volume:38
Pages:7-42
Reference 2
Ref. Number:109
Author:Minckley, W.L.
Date:1973
Title:Fishes of Arizona.
Publisher:Arizona Fish and Game Department
Pages:127 pp
Commentsmisidentified Gillichthys mirabilis? There is no evidence that any Cottus species is naturalized in the region (Minckley and Marsh 2009).
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size6


Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/23/2020].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted. For queries involving fish, please contact Matthew Neilson. For queries involving invertebrates, contact Amy Benson.