Specimen Information

Lepomis megalotis
Lepomis megalotis
(Longear Sunfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID34984
GroupFishes
GenusLepomis
Speciesmegalotis
Common NameLongear Sunfish
StateMA
CountyMiddlesex
LocalityGeneral Butler Ames Pond in Tewksbury
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMerrimack River
HUC8 Number01070006
Map
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Collection Year1923
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport
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:16076
Author:Hartel, K.E., D.B. Halliwell, and A.E. Launer.
Date:2002
Title:Inland fishes of Massachusetts.
Publisher:Massachusetts Audubon Society
Pages:328
Commentsmay be this species; unknown Lepomis sp. stocked until at least 1946; not listed by Hartel et al.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordnation
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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