Specimen Information

Cyprinodon variegatus
Cyprinodon variegatus
(Sheepshead Minnow)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID38541
GroupFishes
GenusCyprinodon
Speciesvariegatus
Common NameSheepshead Minnow
StateNM
LocalityPecos River, NM near TX
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Pecos-Red Bluff Reservoir
HUC8 Number13070001
Map
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Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased bait
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1841
Author:Echelle, A.A., C.W. Hoagstrom, A.F. Echelle, and J.E. Brooks
Date:1997
Title:Expanded occurrence of genetically introgressed pupfish (Cyprinodontidae: Cyprinodon pecoensis x C. variegatus) in New Mexico.
Journal:Southwestern Naturalist
Volume:42
Pages:336-339
Commentsincluded based on Echelle's suggestion; since hybrids are in this area - should include parental species too
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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