Specimen Information

Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
(Oriental Weatherfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID35631
GroupFishes
GenusMisgurnus
Speciesanguillicaudatus
Common NameOriental Weatherfish
StateMI
CountyOakland
LocalityShiawassee River at Eagle Road
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameShiawassee
HUC8 Number04080203
HUC10 NameSouth Branch Shiawassee River-Shiawassee River
HUC10 Number0408020301
HUC12 NamePatterson Hooy Drain-Shiawasee River
HUC12 Number040802030107
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month10
Collection Year1985
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Commentsnormal water level, sluggish, 5 m wide, colorless, no turbidity, instream vegetation present. Collected close to shore among piles of grass and aquatic vegetation.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierE. Koon, Ludington Biological Station, FWS
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected4


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/17/2019].

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