Specimen Information

Cyprinella lutrensis
Cyprinella lutrensis
(Red Shiner)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID28856
GroupFishes
GenusCyprinella
Specieslutrensis
Common NameRed Shiner
StateCA
CountyImperial
LocalitySalton Sea, freshwater ditches nearby
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSalton Sea
HUC8 Number18100204
Map
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Collection Year1976
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
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
CommentsMost likely descendants from shiners that escaped from an Arizona bait farm, which had brought them in from Texas.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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