Specimen Information

Lepomis cyanellus
Lepomis cyanellus
(Green Sunfish)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID32729
Common NameGreen Sunfish
Localityisland of Kauai, Westin Kauai Lagoons (Golf Course?)
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameKauai
HUC8 Number20070000
HUC10 Number2007000002
Collection Year1990
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Reference 1
Ref. Number:689
Author:Devick, W.S.
Title:Disturbances and fluctuations in the Wahiawa Reservoir ecosystem. Project No. F-14-R-15, Job 4 Study I.
Publisher:Division of Aquatic Resources, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources.
Pages:21 pp
Commentsfirst discovered 1990 must have been stock contamination with bluegill plants. However, since the bluegill were stocked from other reservoirs on the islands the green sunfish must have already been there.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest RecordState


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