Specimen Information

Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
(Oriental Weatherfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID29717
GroupFishes
GenusMisgurnus
Speciesanguillicaudatus
Common NameOriental Weatherfish
StateCA
CountyOrange
LocalityWestminster flood control channel
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSeal Beach
HUC8 Number18070201
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month4
Collection Year1968
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:591
Author:St. Amant, J.A., and F.G. Hoover
Date:1969
Title:Addition of Misgurnus aguillicaudatus (Cantor) to the California fauna.
Journal:California Fish and Game
Volume:55
Pages:330-331
Reference 2
Ref. Number:1577
Author:Dill, W.A., and A.J. Cordone.
Date:1997
Title:History and status of introduced fishes in California, 1871-1996. Fish Bulletin 178
Publisher:California Department of Fish and Game
Pages:414 pp
Commentsfirst collection in California.
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalScripps Institution of Oceanography
Museum Cat NumberSIO 68-213
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size76-83 mm SL
Number Preserved3


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/17/2019].

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