Specimen Information

Lepomis megalotis
Lepomis megalotis
(Longear Sunfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID280481
GroupFishes
GenusLepomis
Speciesmegalotis
Common NameLongear Sunfish
StateWV
CountyHardy
LocalitySouth Branch Potomac River, on Rig-Moorefield Road [=CR 13/Fisher Keller Road], just west of junction with US 220 [WV 28/WV 55], [ca. 1.5 air] miles [WSW center] Moorefield
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouth Branch Potomac
HUC8 Number02070001
HUC10 NameLower South Branch Potomac River
HUC10 Number0207000106
HUC12 NameHutton Run-South Branch Potomac River
HUC12 Number020700010601
Map
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Collection Day5
Collection Month9
Collection Year1966
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.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalNorth Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Museum Cat NumberNCSM 60398
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Preserved9


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/30/2020].

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