Specimen Information

Notropis hudsonius
Notropis hudsonius
(Spottail Shiner)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID35298
GroupFishes
GenusNotropis
Specieshudsonius
Common NameSpottail Shiner
StateME
Localitylower Kennnebec River drainage
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Centroid Type 
HUC8 NameLower Kennebec River
HUC8 Number01030003
Map
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Collection Year1994
Year AccuracyPublication Year
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
Reference 2
Ref. Number:13692
Author:Halliwell, D.B.
Date:2003
Title:Introduced Fish in Maine.
Pages:12 p.
Commentslikely brought to Maine illegally as a baitfish. First observed 1979. Large breeding population in lower Kennebec River system.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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