Specimen Information

Morone mississippiensis
Morone mississippiensis
(Yellow Bass)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID28025
GroupFishes
GenusMorone
Speciesmississippiensis
Common NameYellow Bass
StateAZ
CountyGila
LocalityRoosevelt Lake on Salt River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Salt
HUC8 Number15060103
HUC10 NameSalt River-Theodore Roosevelt Lake
HUC10 Number1506010309
HUC12 NameCottonwood Creek-Salt River
HUC12 Number150601030910
Map
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Collection Year1934
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport
Statusextirpated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:124
Author:Miller, R.R., and C.H. Lowe.
Date:1967
Title:Part 2. Fishes of Arizona.
Publisher:University of Arizona Press
Pages:133-151
CommentsStocked between 1929 and 1932; stunted population soon developed and the species disappeared after a heavy flood about 1934, attributed to heavy siltation; lake emptied 1940 and no yellow bass seen since.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/1/2021].

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