Specimen Information

Lepomis megalotis
Lepomis megalotis
(Longear Sunfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID280477
GroupFishes
GenusLepomis
Speciesmegalotis
Common NameLongear Sunfish
StateMD
CountyMontgomery
LocalityPotomac River, upstream and downstream ends of Plummers Island and Swainson Island area, just E of I-495 crossing, W side of Bethesda
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Potomac-Catoctin
HUC8 Number2070008
HUC10 NameDifficult Run-Potomac River
HUC10 Number0207000810
HUC12 NameNichols Run-Potomac River
HUC12 Number020700081005
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month7
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked misidentified | stocked for sport
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:20908
Author:North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.
Date:2011
Title:North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences - Ichthyology Collection Database.
Publisher:North Carolina Museum of Natural History.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:24001
Author:Starnes, W.C., J. Odenkirk, and M.J. Ashton
Date:2011
Title:Update and analysis of fish occurrences in the lower Potomac River drainage in the vicinity of Plummers Island, Maryland-Contribution XXXI to the natural history of Plummers Island, Maryland.
Journal:Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington
Volume:124
Issue:4
Pages:280-309
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalNorth Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Museum Cat NumberNCSM 59959
VerifierStarnes, W.C.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Preserved8


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