Specimen Information

Lythrurus atrapiculus
Lythrurus atrapiculus
(Blacktip Shiner)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID32480
GroupFishes
GenusLythrurus
Speciesatrapiculus
Common NameBlacktip Shiner
StateGA
CountyMonroe
LocalityTowaliga River above High Falls Lake, piedmont portions, Ocmulgee River drainage
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Ocmulgee
HUC8 Number03070103
HUC10 NameUpper Towaliga River
HUC10 Number0307010311
HUC12 NameFambro Creek-Towaliga River
HUC12 Number030701031106
Map
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Collection Year1988
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:833
Author:Bart, Jr., H.L., M.S. Taylor, J.T. Harbaugh, J.W. Evans, S.L. Schleiger, and W. Clark
Date:1994
Title:New distribution records of Gulf Slope drainage fishes in the Ocmulgee River system, Georgia.
Journal:Proceedings Southeastern Fishes Council
Volume:30
Issue:12
Pages:4-10
Commentsbelieved entered the Ocmulgee River system after the construction of the dam at High Fall Lake in 1904. Unsure if transfer was natural or from a bait-bucket introduction.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordnation
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected16


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