Specimen Information

Anguilla rostrata
Anguilla rostrata
(American Eel)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID33793
GroupFishes
GenusAnguilla
Speciesrostrata
Common NameAmerican Eel
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalityCalumet River, south of Chicago
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLittle Calumet-Galien
HUC8 Number04040001
HUC10 NameCalumet River-Frontal Lake Michigan
HUC10 Number0404000106
HUC12 NameCalumet River-Frontal Lake Michigan
HUC12 Number040400010603
Map
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Collection Year1873
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusstocked
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1776
Author:Milner, J.W.
Date:1874
Title:Report on the propagation of the shad (Alosa sapidissima) and its introduction into new waters by the U.S. Fish Commissioner in 1873.
Publisher:United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries
Pages:419-451
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/17/2021].

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