Specimen Information

Lucania parva
Lucania parva
(Rainwater Killifish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID279752
GroupFishes
GenusLucania
Speciesparva
Common NameRainwater Killifish
StateOR
CountyLincoln
LocalityYaquina Bay, in a slough off the bay ~2.5 miles from Hatfield Marine Science Center.
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSiletz-Yaquina
HUC8 Number17100204
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month7
Collection Year1958
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with oysters | shipping ballast water
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:857
Author:Carlton, J.T.
Date:1985
Title:Transoceanic and interoceanic dispersal of coastal marine organisms: the biology of ballast water.
Journal:Oceanography and Marine Biology: Annual Review
Volume:1985
Issue:23
Pages:313-371
Reference 3
Ref. Number:13027
Author:Wonham, M.J., J.T. Carlton, G.M. Ruiz, and L.D. Smith
Date:2000
Title:Fish and ships: relating dispersal frequency to success in biological invasions.
Journal:Marine Biology
Volume:136
Pages:1111-1121
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalOregon State University
Museum Cat NumberOS 321
Freshwater/MarineBrackish-Freshwater
Number Collected1
Size24 mm SL
Number Preserved1


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