Specimen Information

Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
(Oriental Weatherfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID33139
GroupFishes
GenusMisgurnus
Speciesanguillicaudatus
Common NameOriental Weatherfish
StateID
Localityirrigation canals, Boise River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Boise
HUC8 Number17050114
Map
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Collection Year1989
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsSpringtime farmers put water into canals for irrigation and find a number of loaches at the surface. Loaches overwinter in mud; very hardy so don't freeze.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierID Fish & Game, Bill Horton-staff biologist (208)3
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/12/2019].

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