Specimen Information

Gymnocephalus cernua
Gymnocephalus cernua
(Ruffe)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID35650
GroupFishes
GenusGymnocephalus
Speciescernua
Common NameRuffe
StateMN
CountyCook
LocalityLake Superior, at a power plant in Taconite Harbor, MN
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Superior
HUC8 Number04180000
HUC10 NameLake Superior
HUC10 Number0418000002
HUC12 NameLake Superior
HUC12 Number041800000200
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month10
Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
CommentsReceived this report via USFWS-Ashland, WI.
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalfrozen
Museum Cat NumberMNDNR Lake Sup. Office
VerifierDon Schreiner, MNDNR, Duluth
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult
Size105 mm


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