Specimen Information

Lucania parva
Lucania parva
(Rainwater Killifish)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID28962
Common NameRainwater Killifish
LocalityIrvine Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSanta Ana
HUC8 Number18070203
Collection Day5
Collection Month11
Collection Year1963
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Reference 1
Ref. Number:245
Author:Hubbs, C.L., and R.R. Miller
Title:Studies of cyprinodontid fishes. XXII. Variation in Lucania parva, its establishment in western United States, and description of a new species from an interior basin in Coahuila, Mexico.
Journal:Miscellaneous Publications of the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology
Reference 2
Ref. Number:217
Author:Moyle, P.B.
Title:Inland fishes of California.
Publisher:University of California Press Berkeley, CA.
Pages:405 pp
Reference 3
Ref. Number:20838
Author:Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
Title:Scripps Institution of Oceanography - Marine Vertebrate Collection.
Publisher:Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
Reference 4
Ref. Number:275
Author:Lee, D.S., C.R. Gilbert, C.H. Hocutt, R.E. Jenkins, D.E. McAllister, and J.R. Stauffer, Jr.
Title:Atlas of North American Freshwater Fishes.
Publisher:North Carolina State Museum of Natural History
Pages:854 pp
CommentsCame with a shipment of gamefish from a Federal Hatchery on the Pecos River, New Mexico. Irvine lake received stocking shipments from two hatcheries: Roswell (1947) and Dexter (1942, 1943, 1946, and two in 1948).
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recorddrainage
DisposalScripps Institution of Oceanography
Museum Cat NumberSIO 64-267
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Number Collected3
Size21 mm SL
No Preserved1

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2017]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/24/2017].

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