Specimen Information

Lepomis gulosus
Lepomis gulosus
(Warmouth)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID34209
GroupFishes
GenusLepomis
Speciesgulosus
Common NameWarmouth
StateKS
CountyDouglas
LocalityDouglas County oxbow lake (Lake View Lake?)
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Kansas
HUC8 Number10270104
Map
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Collection Year1913
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:146
Author:Cross, F.B.
Date:1967
Title:Handbook of fishes of Kansas.
Publisher:State Biological Survey and University of Kansas Museum of Natural History Misc Publ No 45 Topeka, KS.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:158
Author:Graham, I.D.
Date:1885
Title:Preliminary list of Kansas fishes.
Journal:Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science
Volume:9
Pages:69-78
CommentsScarcity except in impoundments suggest it may not be native, but Graham's report (1885) from the Kansas River and the absence of the species from his list of fish introduced prior to 1885 argues for native status. First record is 1913.
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalKansas University
Museum Cat NumberKU 8483
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/11/2020].

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