Specimen Information

Cottus asper
Cottus asper
(Prickly Sculpin)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID281676
GroupFishes
GenusCottus
Speciesasper
Common NamePrickly Sculpin
StateCA
CountyOrange
LocalityIrvine Lake, upper end ca. 0.5 miles downstream from the mouth of Santiago Creek.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSanta Ana
HUC8 Number18070203
HUC10 NameSantiago Creek
HUC10 Number1807020309
HUC12 NameLower Santiago Creek
HUC12 Number180702030902
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month7
Collection Year1990
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaycanal
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:20840
Author:Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History.
Date:2011
Title:Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History - Ichthyology Collection.
Publisher:Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:544
Author:Swift, C.C., T.R. Haglund, M. Ruiz, and R.N. Fisher
Date:1993
Title:The status and distribution of the freshwater fishes of southern California.
Journal:Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences
Volume:92
Issue:3
Pages:101-167
Reference 3
Ref. Number:13709
Author:Moyle, P.B.
Date:2002
Title:Inland fishes of California.
Publisher:University of California Press
Pages:502 pp.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalLos Angeles County Museum of Natural History
Museum Cat NumberLACM 45146.001
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Preserved5


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/10/2019].

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