Specimen Information

Morone americana
Morone americana
(White Perch)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID33708
GroupFishes
GenusMorone
Speciesamericana
Common NameWhite Perch
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalityLake Michigan, Belmont Harbor, Chicago
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Michigan
HUC8 Number04060200
HUC10 NameLake Michigan
HUC10 Number0406020000
HUC12 NameLake Michigan
HUC12 Number040602000000
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month9
Collection Year1988
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaycanal
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:750
Author:Savitz, J., C. Aiello, and L.G. Bardygula
Date:1989
Title:The first record of the white perch (Morone americana) in Illinois waters of Lake Michigan.
Journal:Transactions of the Illinois Academy of Science
Volume:82
Issue:1&2
Pages:57-58
Commentsfirst record for IL, already known from Lake Michigan at Green Bay, WI
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordnation
Museum Cat NumberINHS 64428
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size16 cm TL, 59 g


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/23/2020].

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