Specimen Information

Micropterus salmoides
Micropterus salmoides
(Largemouth Bass)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID39572
GroupFishes
GenusMicropterus
Speciessalmoides
Common NameLargemouth Bass
StateNY
LocalityMohawk-Hudson drainage
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Centroid Type 
HUC8 NameMid-Atlantic
Map
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Collection Year1985
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaycanal
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:98
Author:Smith, C.L.
Date:1985
Title:The inland fishes of New York State.
Publisher:New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Pages:522 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:145
Author:Cheney, A.N.
Date:1897
Title:Black bass and their distribution in the waters of New York State.
Journal:Ann. Rep. Forest Fish Game Comm. State NY
Publisher:New York State Fisheries, Game and Forest Commission
Issue:1896
Pages:176-184
CommentsCheney believed that the Erie Canal allowed it to spread to the Mohawk-Hudson drainage and that it was then stocked in New England about 1850.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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