Specimen Information

Oncorhynchus gorbuscha
Oncorhynchus gorbuscha
(Pink Salmon)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID35958
GroupFishes
GenusOncorhynchus
Speciesgorbuscha
Common NamePink Salmon
StateMN
CountyCook
LocalityCascade River on north shore of lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBaptism-Brule
HUC8 Number04010101
HUC10 NameCascade River-Frontal Lake Superior
HUC10 Number0401010106
HUC12 NameLower Cascade River
HUC12 Number040101010604
Map
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Collection Year1979
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
CommentsIntroduced in 1956 after they were accidentally introduced the the Great Lakes in Ontario. Very heavy spawning the in fall of 1979.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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