Specimen Information

Anguilla australis
Anguilla australis
(shortfin eel)
Marine Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID29481
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusAnguilla
Speciesaustralis
Common Nameshortfin eel
StateCA
CountyLos Angeles
LocalityPuddingstone Reservoir, Los Angeles
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSan Gabriel
HUC8 Number18070106
HUC10 NameWalnut Creek
HUC10 Number1807010604
HUC12 NameBig Dalton Wash
HUC12 Number180701060402
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month7
Collection Year1983
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
Comments29 July and 29 June capture dates.
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordnation
DisposalLos Angeles National History Museum
Museum Cat NumberLACM 43527-1, 44643
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Size50, 68 cm TL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/31/2021].

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