Specimen Information

Ambloplites rupestris
Ambloplites rupestris
(Rock Bass)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID31005
GroupFishes
GenusAmbloplites
Speciesrupestris
Common NameRock Bass
StateCT
Localitylakes and ponds of western Connecticut
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Centroid Type 
HUC8 NameNew England
Map
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Collection Year1855
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1537
Author:Whitworth, W.R.
Date:1996
Title:Freshwater fishes of Connecticut. Bulletin 114.
Publisher:State Geological and Natural History Survey of Connecticut, Department of Environmental Protection
Pages:243 pp
Commentsprobably first introduced in 1850s to western part of state
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordnation
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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