Specimen Information

Notropis atherinoides
Notropis atherinoides
(Emerald Shiner)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID35296
GroupFishes
GenusNotropis
Speciesatherinoides
Common NameEmerald Shiner
StateME
Localitystate non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameNew England Region
HUC8 Number01000000
Map
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Collection Year1975
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased bait
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:880
Author:Kircheis, F.W.
Date:1994
Title:Update on freshwater fish species reproducing in Maine.
Journal:Maine Naturalist
Volume:2
Issue:1
Pages:25-28
Commentslikely brought to Maine illegally as a baitfish. First observed 1970's. Location and exact date of its first occurrence in Maine have been lost. Found in several central and southern Maine waters
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/14/2020].

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