Specimen Information

Lepomis cyanellus
Lepomis cyanellus
(Green Sunfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID29104
GroupFishes
GenusLepomis
Speciescyanellus
Common NameGreen Sunfish
StateCA
LocalitySan Joaquin Valley
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameSan Joaquin
HUC8 Number18040000
Map
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Collection Year1976
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked misidentified
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:256
Author:Moyle, P.B., and R. Nichols
Date:1973
Title:Ecology of some native and introduced fishes of the Sierra Nevada foothills in central California.
Journal:Copeia
Volume:1973
Issue:3
Pages:478-490
CommentsProbably responsible for the elimination of the California roach in parts of the San Joaquin Valley.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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