Specimen Information

Amia calva
Amia calva
(Bowfin)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID35151
GroupFishes
GenusAmia
Speciescalva
Common NameBowfin
StateMD
Localitytidal portion of the Gunpowder River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameGunpowder-Patapsco
HUC8 Number02060003
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year1971
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1410
Author:Pearson, J.G., and F.P. Ward
Date:1973
Title:A new record of the bowfin, Amia calva Linnaeus, in the upper Chesapeake Bay.
Journal:Chesapeake Science.
Volume:13
Issue:4
Pages:323-324
Commentsescaped ponds during flooding
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked500-600
Year Classadult


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/21/2021].

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