Specimen Information

Esox masquinongy
Esox masquinongy
(Muskellunge)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID31073
GroupFishes
GenusEsox
Speciesmasquinongy
Common NameMuskellunge
StateDE
CountyNew Castle
LocalityBrandywine Creek near the West Street dam in Wilmington
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBrandywine-Christina
HUC8 Number02040205
HUC10 NameBrandywine Creek
HUC10 Number0204020504
HUC12 NameLower Brandywine Creek
HUC12 Number020402050403
Map
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Collection Month5
Collection Year1965
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:85
Author:Raasch, M.S., and V.L. Altemus, Sr.
Date:1991
Title:Delaware's freshwater and brackish water fishes - a popular account.
Publisher:Delaware State College Center for the Study of Del-Mar-Va Habitats and the Society of Natural History of Delaware.
Pages:166 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:17267
Author:Raasch, M.S.
Date:2007
Title:Delaware's Freshwater and Brackish-Water Fishes.
Publisher:Delaware Nature Society.
Pages:179 pp
Commentsstocked in PA
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/8/2019].

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