Specimen Information

Coregonus clupeaformis
Coregonus clupeaformis
(Lake Whitefish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID34886
GroupFishes
GenusCoregonus
Speciesclupeaformis
Common NameLake Whitefish
StateMA
CountyPlymouth
LocalityMaple Springs, on the Agawam River.
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameCape Cod
HUC8 Number01090002
Map
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Collection Month11
Collection Year1868
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:704
Author:Cardoza, J.E., G.S. Jones, T.W. French, and D.B. Halliwell.
Date:1993
Title:Exotic and translocated vertebrates of Massachusetts. Fauna of Massachusetts Series No. 6.
Publisher:Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife
Pages:95 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:103
Author:Hartel, K.
Date:1992
Title:Non-native fishes known from Massachusetts freshwaters.
Journal:Occasional Reports of the MCZ Fish Department
Volume:2
Pages:1-9
CommentsCultured in small numbers in the mid-1800's. Listed in Cardoza et al. (1993) as Coregonus sp. 'hatched at the small establishment of Samuel Tisdale...between November 1868-May 1970'.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked30


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