Specimen Information

Lepisosteus oculatus
Lepisosteus oculatus
(Spotted Gar)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID34889
GroupFishes
GenusLepisosteus
Speciesoculatus
Common NameSpotted Gar
StateMA
CountyHampshire
Localitypond at Amherst
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMiddle Connecticut
HUC8 Number01080201
Map
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Collection Year1987
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
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
Reference 2
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
Commentsspecies is cf. oculatus
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordnation
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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