Specimen Information

Oncorhynchus gorbuscha
Oncorhynchus gorbuscha
(Pink Salmon)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID35837
GroupFishes
GenusOncorhynchus
Speciesgorbuscha
Common NamePink Salmon
StateMN
LocalityLake Superior
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLake Superior
HUC8 Number04020300
Map
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Collection Year1956
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:62
Author:Phillips, G.L., W.D. Schmid, and J.C. Underhill.
Date:1982
Title:Fishes of the Minnesota region.
Publisher:University of Minnesota Press
Pages:260 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:752
Author:Mills, E.L., J.H. Leach, J.T. Carlton, and C.L. Secor
Date:1994
Title:Exotic species and the integrity of the Great Lakes: lessons from the past.
Journal:BioScience
Volume:44
Issue:10
Pages:666-676
CommentsIntroduced in 1956 after they were accidentally introduced the the Great Lakes in Ontario.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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