Specimen Information

Moapa coriacea
Moapa coriacea
(Moapa Dace)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID39259
GroupFishes
GenusMoapa
Speciescoriacea
Common NameMoapa Dace
StateNV
CountyWhite Pine
LocalityShoshone Ponds, near Ely, Spring Valley
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSpring-Steptoe Valleys
HUC8 Number16060008
Map
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Collection Month9
Collection Year1972
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for conservation
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:782
Author:U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Date:1983
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
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked20


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