Specimen Information

Moapa coriacea
Moapa coriacea
(Moapa Dace)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID39259
Common NameMoapa Dace
CountyWhite Pine
LocalityShoshone Ponds, near Ely, Spring Valley
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSpring-Steptoe Valleys
HUC8 Number16060008
Collection Month9
Collection Year1972
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for conservation
Reference 1
Ref. Number:782
Author:U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Title:The Moapa dace recovery plan.
Publisher:USFWS and NV Dept of Wildlife.
Pages:32 pp
CommentsBLM facility. Survived one month then disappeared. Species' decline coincided with the introduction of the shortfin molly (Poecilia mexicana) circa 1963, and habitat alteration.
Record TypeLiterature
Number Stocked20


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