Specimen Information

Esox lucius × masquinongy
Esox lucius × masquinongy
(tiger muskellunge)
Fishes
Native Hybrid

Specimen ID31182
GroupFishes
GenusEsox
Specieslucius × masquinongy
Common Nametiger muskellunge
StateDE
CountyNew Castle
Localitylower Christina River near the mouth of Brandywine Creek
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBrandywine-Christina
HUC8 Number02040205
HUC10 NameChristina River
HUC10 Number0204020505
HUC12 NameLower Christina River
HUC12 Number020402050505
Map
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Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport
Statusstocked
CommentsProbably migrants from the upper Delaware River watershed from stockings made by the state of Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/31/2021].

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