Specimen Information

Platichthys flesus
Platichthys flesus
(European flounder)
Marine Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID35376
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPlatichthys
Speciesflesus
Common NameEuropean flounder
CountryCanada
StateONT
LocalityLake Superior; Thunder Bay, just off McNab Point
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Superior
HUC8 Number04020300
HUC10 NameLake Superior
HUC10 Number0402030003
HUC12 NameLake Superior
HUC12 Number040203000300
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month4
Collection Year1981
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:673
Author:Crossman, E.J.
Date:1984
Title:Introduction of exotic fishes into Canada.
Publisher:John Hopkins University Press
Pages:78-101
Reference 2
Ref. Number:459
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., D.P. Jennings, and J.D. Williams.
Date:1991
Title:Appendix 2: Exotic fishes
Publisher:American Fisheries Society
Pages:97-107
Reference 3
Ref. Number:20828
Author:Royal Ontario Museum.
Date:2011
Title:Royal Ontario Museum - Ichthyology Collection.
Publisher:Royal Ontario Museum.
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recorddrainage
DisposalRoyal Ontario Museum
Museum Cat NumberROM 38372
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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