Specimen Information

Morone americana
Morone americana
(White Perch)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID279793
GroupFishes
GenusMorone
Speciesamericana
Common NameWhite Perch
StateMI
CountyOttawa
LocalityLake Macatawa, at Holland Harbor access
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBlack-Macatawa
HUC8 Number04050002
HUC10 NameMacatawa Bay
HUC10 Number0405000204
HUC12 NameLake Macatawa
HUC12 Number040500020408
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month9
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
CommentsWhite perch are now established in Lake Macatawa and likely have been present for many years. The Michigan DNR awarded Master Angler Awards for white perch caught in Lake Macatawa as early as 1999, and issued three in the Macatawa River during 2001.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/10/2020].

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