Specimen Information

Acipenser transmontanus
Acipenser transmontanus
(White Sturgeon)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID32503
GroupFishes
GenusAcipenser
Speciestransmontanus
Common NameWhite Sturgeon
StateGA
LocalityCoosa River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Coosa
HUC8 Number03150105
Map
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Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusfailed
CommentsEscaped into Conasauga River during flood event. See attached.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/28/2020].

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