Specimen Information

Austrolebias nigripinnis
Austrolebias nigripinnis
(blackfin pearlfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID28194
GroupFishes
GenusAustrolebias
Speciesnigripinnis
Common Nameblackfin pearlfish
StateCA
CountyButte
LocalityExperimental ponds and rice fields at Biggs Rice Experiment Station.
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameButte Creek
HUC8 Number18020158
Map
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Collection Year1973
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:274
Author:Shapovalov, L., A.J. Cordone, and W.A. Dill
Date:1981
Title:A list of freshwater and anadromous fishes of California.
Journal:California Fish and Game
Volume:67
Issue:1
Pages:4-38
Reference 2
Ref. Number:10
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., D.A. Hensley, J.N. Taylor, and J.A. McCann.
Date:1984
Title:Distribution of exotic fishes in the continental United States.
Publisher:John Hopkins University Press
Pages:41-77
CommentsStocked in experimental rice fields and ponds for evaluation for mosquito control in 1973-1974; stockings failed to reproduce and experiment terminated.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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