Specimen Information

Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
(Oriental Weatherfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID33143
GroupFishes
GenusMisgurnus
Speciesanguillicaudatus
Common NameOriental Weatherfish
StateID
CountyAda
LocalityEagle State Park in an agricultural drain north of the entrance, jct of Hatchery Road and Trout Road [Harton Davis Canal]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Boise
HUC8 Number17050114
HUC10 NameMason Creek-Boise River
HUC10 Number1705011404
HUC12 NameNorth Slough-Boise River
HUC12 Number170501140404
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month9
Collection Year1986
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:467
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., C.R. Robins, R.M. Bailey, and J.E. Deacon
Date:1987
Title:Records of exotic fishes from Idaho and Wyoming.
Journal:Great Basin Naturalist
Volume:47
Issue:4
Pages:523-546
Commentsweed choked ditches. This confirms reports from the Idaho Game and Fish personnel that this species has been established in the Boise River Drainage for at least 5 years. Trapping time 30 min. None captured in Boise River just n. of Eagle St. Park
Record TypePersonal communication
DisposalU of Nevada, Las Vegas
Museum Cat NumberUNLV 1951
VerifierWalter R. Courtenay, Jr., Florida Atlantic University
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size102 mm SL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/4/2020].

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