Specimen Information

Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
(Oriental Weatherfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID33774
GroupFishes
GenusMisgurnus
Speciesanguillicaudatus
Common NameOriental Weatherfish
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalityNorth Shore Channel (Lake Michigan Dr.) Dempster St., in Skokie
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChicago
HUC8 Number07120003
HUC10 NameNorth Branch Chicago River-Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal
HUC10 Number0712000301
HUC12 NameNorth Shore Channel
HUC12 Number071200030104
Map
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Collection Day31
Collection Month10
Collection Year1990
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
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
DisposalIllinois Natural History Survey, Champaign, IL
Museum Cat NumberINHS 61131
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/17/2019].

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