Specimen Information

Prosopium williamsoni
Prosopium williamsoni
(Mountain Whitefish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID30368
GroupFishes
GenusProsopium
Specieswilliamsoni
Common NameMountain Whitefish
StateCO
Localityupper Colorado River in CO
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameColorado Headwaters
HUC8 Number14010001
Map
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Collection Year1960
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport
Statusestablished
Commentsapprox. date of intro.; spread to upper Colorado R. from Roaring Fork River intro in 1955.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/4/2021].

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