Specimen Information

Pimephales promelas
Pimephales promelas
(Fathead Minnow)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID35803
GroupFishes
GenusPimephales
Speciespromelas
Common NameFathead Minnow
StateMN
Localitystate non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Map
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Collection Year1974
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for forage | released bait
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:74
Author:Eddy, S., and J.C. Underhill.
Date:1974
Title:Northern fishes, with special reference to the upper Mississippi Valley. 3rd edition.
Publisher:University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN.
Pages:414 pp
CommentsUnknown if native. Definitely stocked by bait dealers, and for mosquito control (by Metropolitan Mosquito Control District), and by bait bucket releases
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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