Specimen Information

Pomoxis nigromaculatus
Pomoxis nigromaculatus
(Black Crappie)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID35274
GroupFishes
GenusPomoxis
Speciesnigromaculatus
Common NameBlack Crappie
StateME
CountyOxford
LocalityVirginia Lake in Stoneham
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NamePresumpscot
HUC8 Number01060001
Map
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Collection Year1976
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport | stocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:99
Author:Everhart, W.H.
Date:1976
Title:Fishes of Maine.
Publisher:Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.
Pages:96 pp
CommentsRemoval of fish screen in 1945 may have been the beginning of a long migration that has ended in Sebago Lake and other lakes in the drainage. However, the movement may have started sooner since the screen didn't restrict movement of young fish.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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