Specimen Information

Noturus gyrinus
Noturus gyrinus
(Tadpole Madtom)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID34937
GroupFishes
GenusNoturus
Speciesgyrinus
Common NameTadpole Madtom
StateMA
Localityupper Chicopee drainage
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameChicopee
HUC8 Number01080204
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Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Statusestablished
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
CommentsProbably stocked between 1930-1940 when small bullheads were stocked. Some consider it a native but disjunct species.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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