Specimen Information

Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
(Oriental Weatherfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID33685
GroupFishes
GenusMisgurnus
Speciesanguillicaudatus
Common NameOriental Weatherfish
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalityNorth Shore Channel (Chicago, IL)
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameChicago
HUC8 Number07120003
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year1987
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:695
Author:Page, L.M., and C.A. Laird.
Date:1993
Title:The identification of the nonnative fishes inhabiting Illinois Water. Center for Biodiversity Technical Report 1993(4).
Publisher:Illinois Natural History Survey, Champaign, IL.
Pages:39 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:1358
Author:Burr, B.M., D.J. Eisenhour, K.M. Cook, C.A. Taylor, G.L. Seegert, R.W. Sauer, and E.R. Atwood
Date:1996
Title:Nonnative fishes in Illinois waters: what do the records reveal?
Journal:Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science
Volume:89
Issue:1/2
Pages:73-91
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalIllinois Natural History Survey, Champaign, IL
Museum Cat NumberINHS 61129
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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