Specimen Information

Anguilla rostrata
Anguilla rostrata
(American Eel)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID29482
GroupFishes
GenusAnguilla
Speciesrostrata
Common NameAmerican Eel
StateCA
CountySan Francisco
LocalityStow Lake, Golden Gate Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSan Pablo Bay
HUC8 Number18050002
HUC10 NameCorte Madera Creek-Frontal San Fransisco Bay Estuaries
HUC10 Number1805000209
HUC12 NameLobos Creek-Frontal San Francisco Bay Estuaries
HUC12 Number180500020905
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month1
Collection Year1978
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked
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
Reference 3
Ref. Number:20826
Author:California Academy of Sciences.
Date:2011
Title:California Academy of Sciences - Ichthyology Collection Database.
Publisher:California Academy of Sciences.
Reference 4
Ref. Number:24434
Author:Unknown.
Date:2012
Title:California eel records from Fishnet.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalCalifornia Academy of Science ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberCAS 41042
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size165 mm
Number Preserved1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/6/2020].

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