Specimen Information

Micropterus cataractae
Micropterus cataractae
(Shoal Bass)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID32506
GroupFishes
GenusMicropterus
Speciescataractae
Common NameShoal Bass
StateGA
LocalityAltamaha drainage
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameAltamaha
HUC8 Number03070100
Map
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Collection Year1991
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:666
Author:Page, L.M., and B.M. Burr
Date:1991
Title:A field guide to freshwater fishes of North America north of Mexico
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Company
Volume:42
Pages:432 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:707
Author:Williams, J.D., and G.H. Burgess
Date:1999
Title:The shoal bass (Micropterus cataractae) (Centrarchidae), a new species from the Apalachicola River basin, Alabama, Florida, and Georgia.
Journal:Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History
Volume:42
Issue:2
Pages:80-114
Commentseven though Dahlberg and Scott 1971 say native; Page and Burr say introduced; Jim Williams agrees; introduced; this used to be considered M. coosae, but has been redescribed as M. cataractae by Williams and Burgess (1999)
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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