Specimen Information

Anguilla australis
Anguilla australis
(shortfin eel)
Marine Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID29480
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusAnguilla
Speciesaustralis
Common Nameshortfin eel
StateCA
CountyLos Angeles
LocalityLegg Lake, Los Angeles
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLos Angeles
HUC8 Number18070105
HUC10 NameRio Hondo
HUC10 Number1807010503
HUC12 NameAlhambra Wash-Rio Hondo
HUC12 Number180701050303
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month12
Collection Year1985
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:559
Author:McCosker, J.E.
Date:1989
Title:Freshwater eels (Family Anguillidae) in California: current conditions and future senarios.
Journal:California Fish and Game
Volume:75
Pages:4-10
Reference 2
Ref. Number:560
Author:Williamson, G.R., and O. Tabeta
Date:1991
Title:Search for Anguilla eels on the west coast of North America and on the Aleutian and Hawaiian Islands.
Journal:Japanese Journal of Ichthyology
Volume:38
Pages:315-317
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalLos Angeles National History Museum
Museum Cat NumberLACM 44140
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Class7-8 yrs
Size704 mm TL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/9/2021].

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