Specimen Information

Notemigonus crysoleucas
Notemigonus crysoleucas
(Golden Shiner)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID28821
GroupFishes
GenusNotemigonus
Speciescrysoleucas
Common NameGolden Shiner
StateCA
LocalitySouth California drainage
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSanta Clara
HUC8 Number18070102
Map
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Collection Year1891
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for forage
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:217
Author:Moyle, P.B.
Date:1976
Title:Inland fishes of California.
Publisher:University of California Press Berkeley, CA.
Pages:405 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:233
Author:McKechnie, R.J.
Date:1966
Title:Golden shiner.
Publisher:California Department of Fish and Game
Pages:488-492
CommentsIntroduced in 1891 and their use as bait fish has resulted in their spread to most suitable waters.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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