Specimen Information

Notropis volucellus
Notropis volucellus
(Mimic Shiner)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID289097
GroupFishes
GenusNotropis
Speciesvolucellus
Common NameMimic Shiner
StatePA
CountyPerry
LocalitySherman Creek, mouth at bridge on old Rt. 11-15 in Duncannon
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Susquehanna-Swatara
HUC8 Number02050305
HUC10 NameSherman Creek
HUC10 Number0205030501
HUC12 NameLower Sherman Creek
HUC12 Number020503050107
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month6
Collection Year1977
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased bait | unknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:397
Author:Malick, R.W., Jr.
Date:1978
Title:The mimic shiner, Notropis volucellus (Cope), in the Susquehanna River drainage of Pennsylvania.
Journal:Proceedings of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science
Volume:52
Issue:12
Pages:199-200
Reference 2
Ref. Number:20883
Author:Academy of Natural Sciences Philadelphia.
Date:2011
Title:Academy of Natural Sciences Philadelphia - Ichthyology Collection.
Publisher:Academy of Natural Sciences Philadelphia.
Reference 3
Ref. Number:396
Author:Stauffer, J.R., Jr., J.M. Boltz, and L.R. White.
Date:1995
Title:The fishes of West Virginia.
Publisher:Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
Pages:389 pp.
Reference 4
Ref. Number:211
Author:Cooper, E.L.
Date:1983
Title:Fishes of Pennsylvania and the Northeastern United States.
Publisher:Pennsylvania State University Press University Park, PA.
Pages:243 pp.
CommentsCooper (1983) reported that the population was rapidly spreading in the Susquehanna River.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalAcademy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
Museum Cat NumberANSP 138634
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected8
Number Preserved7


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